What is DATEDIF function in Excel? DATEDIF function is one of Date and Time functions in Microsoft Excel that calculates the fraction of the year represented by the number of whole days between two dates (the start_date and the end_date). For instance, you can use YEARFRAC to identify the proportion of a whole year’s benefits, or obligations to assign to a specific term. Syntax of DATEDIF function YEARFRAC(start_date, end_date,…

# Tag: YEARFRAC function

## How to calculate percent of year complete in Excel

If you need to calculate the percent remaining in a year, based on a given date, you do so with a formula based on the YEARFRAC function. Formula =YEARFRAC(DATE(YEAR(date),1,1),date) Explanation In the example, the formula in C5, which calculates percentage of year remaining, is: =YEARFRAC(DATE(YEAR(B5),1,1),B5) How the formula works the YEARFRAC function takes two dates, a start date and and…

## Get age from birthday in Excel

This tutorial shows how to get age from birthday in Excel using example below. If you need to calculate a person’s age from their birth date, you can do so with the YEARFRAC, INT, and TODAY functions. As stated in the formula below, birthdate is the person’s birthday with year, and TODAY supplies the date on which to calculate age.…

## Calculate years between dates in Excel

If you want to calculated the number of years between two dates, then this tutorials is for you. See example below; To calculated the number of years between two dates, you can use the YEARFRAC function, which will return a decimal number representing the fraction of a year between two dates. Here are a few examples of the results that YEARFRAC…

## Calculate retirement date in Excel

If you need to calculate retirement date in Excel, then this tutorials is for you. To calculate a retirement date based on a birth date, you can use the EDATE function. See example below; Formula =EDATE(A1,12*60) Explanation In the example shown, the formula in D6 is: =EDATE(C6,12*60) How this formula works The EDATE function is fully automatic, and will return a date xx months…