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Excel nerd assistance required.


Cell A1 = date (in random date format). Let's say this says January 1, 2005.

Cell A2 = I need to count 37 weeks AFTER January 1, 2005.

How in the shit would I do this?

I've found formulae for counting days BEFORE a date, but none calculating time going forward.

Frankly, my brain cannot wrap itself around this one right now, and your help is really appreciated!!!!!
Alright, one last question for a while:

A1/2/3 = earlier date , B1/2/3 = later date,
C1/D1 (read:combination of a couple of columns) = length of time between now and another date, expressed in years and months..

So if A1 = January 1, 1966,
And B1 = October 15, 2005
I'd need C1/D1 to be 39 years/9 months

This one has me (again) stumped, because nothing I've tried is working and I can't figure out what the fuck I'm missing.


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cell c1 is to get the years:

=(YEAR(B1)-YEAR(A1)) [formatted numbers]

cell d1 is to add the above years to the first date:

=DATE(YEAR(A1) + C1, MONTH(A1), DAY(A1)) [formatted date]

cell e1 is to subtract the months:


NOTE: i didn't add in any IF statements in case A1's month is higher than B1's. I think you can figure it out easily enough..


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you could just put this in D1:

=MONTH(B1) - MONTH(DATE(YEAR(A1) + C1, MONTH(A1), DAY(A1))) [formatted number]

looks messy tho