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WORKDAY: Excel Formulae Explained

How do you use WORKDAY in Excel?

WORKDAY is a function in Excel that calculates the date that is x days after a given date. The function takes two arguments: the date that you want to find the days since, and the number of days. For example, if you want to find the date that is 7 days after June 1st, you would use the function =WORKDAY(6/1,7). This will return the date of June 8th.

What is the syntax of WORKDAY in Excel?

The WORKDAY function in Excel calculates the number of days between two dates, excluding weekends and holidays. The syntax for the WORKDAY function is:

=WORKDAY(start_date,end_date,holidays)

start_date is the date from which you want to count the number of days, end_date is the date to which you want to count the number of days, and holidays is an optional array of dates that represent holidays. If you do not specify the holidays argument, then the function will not take into account any holidays.

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

The WORKDAY function in Excel calculates the date that is the number of days after a given date that you specify. The function can also include weekends and holidays in the calculation. For example, if you want to know what the date is five days after September 5, you would use the following formula:

=WORKDAY(9/5,5)

This would return the date September 10.

When should you not use WORKDAY in Excel?

There are many instances when you should not use the WORKDAY function in Excel. One such instance is when you need to calculate the number of days between two dates. In this case, you should use the DATEDIF function instead. Additionally, you should not use the WORKDAY function when you need to calculate the number of days between a date and a specific time. In this case, you should use the DAYS360 function.

What are some similar formulae to WORKDAY in Excel?

WORKDAY is a formula used in Excel to calculate the number of days between two dates. It takes into account weekends and holidays. The similar formulas are:

NETWORKDAYS: This formula calculates the number of working days between two dates. It excludes weekends and holidays.

WORKDAY.INTL: This formula calculates the number of working days between two dates, taking into account different holiday rules in different countries.

WEEKDAY: This formula calculates the day of the week for a given date.

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