Converting dates into heights

BMMeyer

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I took stats from UCONN's women basketball team and put them into excel. Excel automatically switched the heights of each player to dates (ex. 6'2 to June 2, 2006). How do I convert these dates back to heights of the players in inches? Thanks.
 

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Oaktree

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Welcome to the board.

=MONTH(A1)*12+DAY(A1)
 

BMMeyer

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That helps. But some players heights are 6'0 and were converted to June 1,2006. Therefore when I use your method, it lists them as 6'1 not 6'0/
 

Oaktree

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Hmm. I'm not sure how/why Excel would convert 6'1 to a date. I haven't been able to replicate that. But, if 6'0 and 6'1 were both mapped to June 1, there will not be a way to separate the two; you'd have to do it manually.
 

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