Converting Time to decimal

errol.francke

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How do I write a formula to calculate the following: start time 08h30 and end time 16h30 to give me an answer of 8 hours?
 

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rdw72777

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What format is your data in? Does it look exactly as you wrote it (i.e. typed in as text) or is it just a format that makes it look that way?

So long as its a format, youy could do:

=HOUR(A1-A2)&" hours"

Assumes your finish time is in A1 and your start time is in A2.
 

VoG

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Try this - C1 is formatted as Number

Excel Workbook
ABC
108:3016:308.00
Sheet2
 

rdw72777

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I see, after looking at Vog's help, that I oversimplified my solution (which won't work as it will round every time down). ignore my solution.
 
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