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DAYS Formula in Excel

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What does it do?

Gets the number of days between two dates

Formula breakdown:

=DAYS(end_date, start_date)

What it means:

=DAYS(ending date, starting date)


Have two dates that you want to check what is the difference in days? No problem! Excel’s DAYS Formula will compute this easily for you!

I explain how you can do this below:

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Download excel workbookDAYS-FORMULA.xlsx

STEP 1: We need to enter the DAYS function in a blank cell:

=DAYS(

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STEP 2: The DAYS arguments:

end_date

What is the ending date?

Select the cell containing the ending date:

=DAYS(D9,

DAYS Formula in Excel

start_date

What is the starting date?

Select the cell containing the starting date:

=DAYS(D9, C9)

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Apply the same formula to the rest of the cells by dragging the lower right corner downwards.

DAYS Formula in Excel

You now have your differences in days!

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How to Use the DAYS Formula in Excel

 

 

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