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Calculating Time Differences between Two Machines in Excel

Calculating time differences between two machines in Excel can be done a few different ways. The most common way is to use the DATEDIF function. This function calculates the number of days, months, or years between two dates. For example, if you wanted to calculate the number of days between two dates, you would use the DATEDIF function like this:

DATEDIF(start date, end date, "d")

If you wanted to calculate the number of months between two dates, you would use the DATEDIF function like this:

DATEDIF(start date, end date, "m")

If you wanted to calculate the number of years between two dates, you would use the DATEDIF function like this:

DATEDIF(start date, end date, "y")

You can also use the DATEDIF function to calculate the number of days, months, or years between two dates in Excel by using the following syntax:

DATEDIF(start date, end date,"mdy")

"mdy" stands for "month-day-year." This syntax will return the number of days between the two dates. If you want to calculate the number of months and years between two dates in Excel, you can use the following syntax:

DATEDIF(start date, end date,"ym")

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