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I need to use birth date in one column and date of entry into program in another and round to the nearest tenth decimal

Solved by T. Q. in 40 mins

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Excelchat Expert
24/11/2017 - 08:08

Hello.

User
24/11/2017 - 08:08

hi

User
24/11/2017 - 08:09

I have birth dates in a2-a17 and date of entry dates c2-c17

User
24/11/2017 - 08:09

how do i find the age at date of entry rounded to the nearest 10th?

Excelchat Expert
24/11/2017 - 08:10

Ok I see

Excelchat Expert
24/11/2017 - 08:11

To determine the age you need to find the difference between dates.

Excelchat Expert
24/11/2017 - 08:12

See the difference at the col D

User
24/11/2017 - 08:12

where? I've never used this before

Excelchat Expert
24/11/2017 - 08:12

The number is the age by days.

User
24/11/2017 - 08:12

what formula did you use

Excelchat Expert
24/11/2017 - 08:13

=C2-A2

Excelchat Expert
24/11/2017 - 08:13

date at col C - date at col A

Excelchat Expert
24/11/2017 - 08:14

It you need the date by years you just need to divide the result by 265

User
24/11/2017 - 08:14

okay so whats the formal to get c2 thru c17-a2 thru a17

Excelchat Expert
24/11/2017 - 08:16

See the result at col E

Excelchat Expert
24/11/2017 - 08:16

Just insert the formula at cell D2 and drag it for all cells.

User
24/11/2017 - 08:18

okay i dragged it

User
24/11/2017 - 08:18

now how do i do the formula to get the days and decimals

User
24/11/2017 - 08:18

thanks for the help fyi

Excelchat Expert
24/11/2017 - 08:20

ok

User
24/11/2017 - 08:21

is the e column rounded to nearest tenth?

Excelchat Expert
24/11/2017 - 08:21

Yes.

User
24/11/2017 - 08:22

mine didn't work i typed in e colloid =d2/365

User
24/11/2017 - 08:24

oh i see thats because mine is b not d

Excelchat Expert
24/11/2017 - 08:27

Yes

Excelchat Expert
24/11/2017 - 08:27

You need to round the age.

Excelchat Expert
24/11/2017 - 08:28

Or you need to calculate years and months and days.

User
24/11/2017 - 08:28

okay so now i want to subtract column c from column d discharge date

User
24/11/2017 - 08:29

is it =c2-f2

Excelchat Expert
24/11/2017 - 08:29

Why is that?

User
24/11/2017 - 08:30

because c is entry day into service and f is discharge day

User
24/11/2017 - 08:30

so i need to know how many days they stayed

Excelchat Expert
24/11/2017 - 08:30

Ok

Excelchat Expert
24/11/2017 - 08:34

But you need to the formula =F2-C2

Excelchat Expert
24/11/2017 - 08:35

because discharge is greater than entry date.

User
24/11/2017 - 08:36

how do i get answer it col G?

Excelchat Expert
24/11/2017 - 08:37

Just insert the formula at column G.

User
24/11/2017 - 08:37

okay got it

Excelchat Expert
24/11/2017 - 08:37

What answer you need?

Excelchat Expert
24/11/2017 - 08:39

Anything else about this ?

User
24/11/2017 - 08:40

probably but for now I'm ok

Excelchat Expert
24/11/2017 - 08:42

Ok

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