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Aug 16, 2017 12:30 PM
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Without using scripting, I want to create a formula that computes a ratio between two columns of CAGR percentages, taking into account that some of the percentages are negative (meaning simple division will not suffice). A formula that might accomplish this is:

If the above formula would work, how would I incorporate the comma in the JMP formula box? Or, is there a better way to compute the ratio?

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Aug 16, 2017 12:42 PM
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Solution

`abs(x-y)/max(abs(x),abs(y))`

The functions are available at:

Help==>Scripting Index==>Functions,

or in the Formula Editor

Jim

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Aug 16, 2017 12:42 PM
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`abs(x-y)/max(abs(x),abs(y))`

The functions are available at:

Help==>Scripting Index==>Functions,

or in the Formula Editor

Jim

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Aug 16, 2017 12:51 PM
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