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I have totals in d18 and e18 and need to find the percentage increase or decrease between the 2. E18 is last year's value and D18 is this year's value. Which formula will give me what I am looking for:

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Really stuck n this 1.
Spreadsheet here: [URL] ......
Screenshot here: [URL] ......

I'll attach a spreadsheet .xls

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