Exercise: Dates in Formulae/No Formats

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Category ==> Excel  (37 exercises)
Topic ==> Formatting numbers and dates  (2 exercises)
Level ==> Average difficulty
Courses ==> Excel Business Modelling  /  Excel Intermediate
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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.

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