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I'm creating a massive spreadsheet that requires a column to calculate the number of days a person has stayed in a Skilled Unit. Example: first cell has a date of 6/1/2015. Second cell has 6/6/15. The answer needs to be 6.

I am unable to create the formula for the third column correctly. The resident was IN the unit ON the start date and also the END date. I keep getting the answer of 5. I'm sure it's something simple but looking at the Help info hasn't worked. Your assistance is much appreciated!

Lynn

say you have one penny and then later you have six pennies. How many total pennies - obviously 6. But if you subtracted the starting number from the total you would get 5.

Same with your dates.

A1: 6/1/2015

A2: 6/6/2015

I assume you have

A3: =A2-A1 which produces 5. But if you want to include the end date, then you need to change the formula to

A3: =A2-A1+1

Adding one accounts for including the end date.

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Regards,

Tom Ogilvy

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Comment | I was attempting to make the answer WAY more difficult than it really was. I even thought of the answer he provided but thought it couldn't (or shouldn't) be calculated in that fashion. Thank you for the opportunity to ask a question and get assistance so quickly. Thanks, Tom! |

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