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DAYS360: Excel Formulae Explained

How do you use DAYS360 in Excel?

DAYS360 is a function in Excel that calculates the number of days between two dates, using the 360-day calendar. To use the DAYS360 function, you need to specify the two dates in the form of "yyyy-mm-dd" and the function will return the number of days between the two dates. For example, if you want to calculate the number of days between January 1, 2016 and January 5, 2016, you can use the following formula:

=DAYS360(2016-01-01,2016-01-05)

This will return the number of days as 5.

What is the syntax of DAYS360 in Excel?

The DAYS360 function in Excel calculates the number of days between two dates, using the 360-day year. The syntax for the DAYS360 function is: DAYS360(start_date, end_date) The start_date and end_date arguments are dates, in the form of year-month-day. The DAYS360 function will return the number of days between the two dates, excluding weekends and holidays.

What is an example of how to use DAYS360 in Excel?

DAYS360 is a function in Excel that calculates the number of days between two dates, using the 360-day calendar. To use the DAYS360 function, you need to input the two dates in the form of "yyyy-mm-dd" and then hit the "Enter" key on your keyboard. The function will return the number of days between the two dates.

When should you not use DAYS360 in Excel?

There are a few occasions when you should not use DAYS360 in Excel. One is when you are working with dates before January 1, 1900. Excel will not be able to calculate the number of days between these dates correctly. Another time you should not use DAYS360 is when you are working with dates after December 31, 9999. Again, Excel will not be able to calculate the number of days correctly. Additionally, if you have a date that is in the future and you are trying to find the number of days until that date, you should not use DAYS360. Excel will calculate the number of days incorrectly in this case as well.

What are some similar formulae to DAYS360 in Excel?

DAYS360 is a Microsoft Excel formula that calculates the number of days between two dates based on a 360-day year. This formula is useful for calculating accrued interest, lease payments, and other time-based calculations. There are a few other formulae that can be used to calculate the number of days between two dates in Excel. The DAYS function calculates the number of days between two dates based on the Gregorian calendar. The EDATE function returns the date that is the indicated number of days before or after a given date. The NETWORKDAYS function calculates the number of working days between two dates.

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