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HOUR: Excel Formulae Explained

How do you use HOUR in Excel?

The Excel HOUR function returns the hour of the day, from 1 to 24, based on the time value that is passed to it. For example, if you enter the following formula into a cell:

=HOUR(A2)

Excel will return the hour of the day from the time value in cell A2. In this case, it would return 14, since that is the hour value for 2pm.

What is the syntax of HOUR in Excel?

The syntax of HOUR in Excel is HOURLY, where you put the number of hours you want to calculate. For example, if you want to find out how many hours are in 7 days, you would use the formula =HOUR(7).

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

To use HOUR in Excel, you would need to first enter the formula into a cell. After that, you would need to input the start time and end time. The start time would be in the format of hh:mm:ss, and the end time would be in the format of hh:mm:ss. After that, you would need to press the Enter key on your keyboard.

When should you not use HOUR in Excel?

Hour should not be used in Excel when trying to calculate the time difference between two dates. Excel will interprete the hour as a number of days and not as hours.

What are some similar formulae to HOUR in Excel?

The Excel HOUR function returns the hour component of a time value as an integer. The following are some similar formulae to HOUR in Excel.

The TIME function returns a serial number that represents the number of hours since 12:00 A.M. January 1, 1900.

The DATE function returns a serial number that represents the number of days since January 1, 1900.

The DAY function returns the day component of a date value as an integer.

The MONTH function returns the month component of a date value as an integer.

The YEAR function returns the year component of a date value as an integer.

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