Excel | Formatting numbers and dates exercise | Dates in Formulae/No Formats

This exercise is provided to allow potential course delegates to choose the correct Wise Owl Microsoft training course, and may not be reproduced in whole or in part in any format without the prior written consent of Wise Owl.

Software ==> Excel  (151 exercises)
Version ==> Excel 2016 and later
Topic ==> Formatting numbers and dates  (3 exercises)
Level ==> Average difficulty
Subject ==> Excel training
Before you can do this exercise, you'll need to download and unzip this file (if you have any problems doing this, click here for help).

You need a minimum screen resolution of about 700 pixels width to see our exercises. This is because they contain diagrams and tables which would not be viewable easily on a mobile phone or small laptop. Please use a larger tablet, notebook or desktop computer, or change your screen resolution settings.

Open the file contained within the folder name shown above.

In cell B1 add a special date function that will always show the current date whenever you open the file:

Using =TODAY function

Use the =TODAY function to insert the current date

In cell E5, create a formula that will calculate the invoice due date.  Use the following to help you:

Invoice Due Date  =  Invoice Date  +  Terms

Copy the formula down the rest of the column to calculate the other invoice due dates.

In cell F5, create a formula that calculates how many days overdue (or under-due) an invoice might be.  Use the following to help you:

Days Overdue  =  Today's Date  -  Invoice Due Date

Copy the formula down the rest of the column to calculate the other days overdue:

Calculating Invoice Dates

Your answers should be the same as those above.

Use Save As... to save the file in your own new Excel work folder.

You can unzip this file to see the answers to this exercise, although please remember this is for your personal use only.
This page has 0 threads Add post