# Excel - IF Function Problem - Expert Solution

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Hello I would like to know if the following conversion is possible in excel in cell 1 I have date and time information currently formatted from the cell format menu as (dd/mm/yy hh/mm) in cell 2 I have the number of minutes that a process will take - this number is usually around 2,000 - 3,000 minutes in cell 3 is it possible to display the completion date and time of the process?
Solved by S. J. in 12 mins
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Excelchat Expert 17/09/2018 - 08:56
HI, Welcome to Excel chat.
User 17/09/2018 - 08:56
hi
Excelchat Expert 17/09/2018 - 08:57
You want to calculate the completion date and time based on original time and minutes operated?
Excelchat Expert 17/09/2018 - 08:57
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User 17/09/2018 - 08:58
yes
Excelchat Expert 17/09/2018 - 08:58
Let me ask you a couple of quick questions to make sure I fully understand your problem.
Excelchat Expert 17/09/2018 - 08:58
Please fill the sample info in the preview.
User 17/09/2018 - 08:59
if it is easier to add extra cells I am happy with this
Excelchat Expert 17/09/2018 - 08:59
Ok. Thanks for the information. I am going to create formula for B3 cell.
User 17/09/2018 - 09:00
do you need me to do anything?
Excelchat Expert 17/09/2018 - 09:01
No. I am working on the formula. Please give me few minutes, while working on.
User 17/09/2018 - 09:02
if it would make it easier cell B1 does not have to be formatted in this way. it could be broken into two cells if it would help.
User 17/09/2018 - 09:02
I simply need the input and output information in some format
Excelchat Expert 17/09/2018 - 09:02
Basically, B1 is not in the right time and date format.
User 17/09/2018 - 09:03
could you please show me a better way?
Excelchat Expert 17/09/2018 - 09:03
Can you please copy it from the original? or i will reenter the date and time.
User 17/09/2018 - 09:04
you can re enter - any time or date is fine
Excelchat Expert 17/09/2018 - 09:04
Ok.
Excelchat Expert 17/09/2018 - 09:05
=B1+B2/1440
User 17/09/2018 - 09:06
Have you changed the formatting?
User 17/09/2018 - 09:06
thank you
Excelchat Expert 17/09/2018 - 09:06
The format is not right. So, i have reentered the date and time.
Excelchat Expert 17/09/2018 - 09:06
Google sheet picks as mm/dd/yyyy hh:,mm
User 17/09/2018 - 09:07
ok i see it is in american format
User 17/09/2018 - 09:07
is excel the same?
Excelchat Expert 17/09/2018 - 09:07
So, i have entered in the same format.
Excelchat Expert 17/09/2018 - 09:07
User 17/09/2018 - 09:07
thanks this is a big help
User 17/09/2018 - 09:08
I will just quickly test the file on excel
Excelchat Expert 17/09/2018 - 09:08
But, i have changed the format of the cell.
Excelchat Expert 17/09/2018 - 09:08
Whether the formula to add minutes is very simple as shown.
User 17/09/2018 - 09:08
yes - thank you. It works
Excelchat Expert 17/09/2018 - 09:08
Great to hear.
User 17/09/2018 - 09:08

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