I have one cell (say A1) that is filled with a date...say January 9, 2006. I need a formula to add 30 days to that date and then populate a cell (say C3) with the correct result (in this case the value would need to be Febuary 9, 2006).

I have tried the SUM and COUNT formulas but can't seem to arrive at the proper date...I usually get January 0, 1900, or an error.

Would appreciate the help very much.Thanks!

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Try =A1+30

Providing the date is formatted as date and not a string all you need do is simply add 30. Dates are stored in Excel and nearly all Windows applications as a floating point number. The part before the decimal point is the number of days since 31 December 1889, hence 0 January 1900 which equals zero. The 1 January 1900 is day one in the Windows calendar.

The part ofter the decimal point is the number of seconds since midnight.

So the formula would simply be: =+A1+30

BTW: January 9, 2006 plus 30 days is February 8, 2006

Stuart

That worked perfectly. Thanks for the answer and the explanation! www.monkonline.tk

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