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How to convert hours to 8-hour work days in Excel?

If you have a list of hours which you need to convert to 8-hour work days so that you can quickly get the total work days of an employee. How could you deal with this job in Excel quickly and easily?

Convert hours to 8-hour work days with formula

Convert hours to 8-hour work days with formula

To change the hours to normal work days, you can apply the following formulas, please do as this:

Enter this formula: =QUOTIENT(A2,8)&" days "&((A2/8)-QUOTIENT(A2,8))*8&" hours " into a blank cell where you want to get the result, and then drag the fill handle down to the cells that you want to fill this formula, and all the hour cells have been converted to 8-hour work days format. See screenshot:

Note: If your hours in HH:MM:SS format, you can get the work day as follows:

1. Please enter this formula: =A2*3 into a blank cell to put the result, and then drag the fill handle down to the cells, see screenshot:

2. Then select the formula cells, and right click to choose Format Cells from the context menu, in the Format Cells dialog box, click Custom in the Category list box, and then enter 0.00 "days" into the Type text box, see screenshot:

3. And then click OK button to close the dialog, and you will get the results as you need, see screenshot:

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    Sibu · 10 days ago
    How do i calculate days from given hours and exclude weekends for this example above?
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      skyyang · 9 days ago
      Hi, Sibu,
      Maybe the folloewing formula can help you, please try, hope it can help you!
      =FLOOR(A1*3,1)&" Days and "&TEXT(SUM(A1,-TIME(8,0,0)*FLOOR(A1*3,1))," h") & " Hours " & MINUTE(A1) & " Minutes "
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    Pst. Samuel Psalm Ch · 4 months ago
    thanks for this training. but what was looking for is to calculate how many hours been worked for using the start time and the end time.
    i.e. start time end time total hours
    8:30 5:00

    I want you to please show me the formula to calculate the total hours I have worked for within this period of time.

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    Marie · 6 months ago
    This formula works but if I want the work days and hours remaining, what is the formula for that?
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    Sid · 1 years ago
    What is the formula for vice-versa? As in if i want to convert 1 days, 08:45:23 into 32:45:23
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    Charlie Kama · 1 years ago
    HI There,

    please con you help me with the Excel Formula to Calculate the Standard Net Hours

    The Required NET Hours to Work is 7.5 hours per day, i want the net hours to be calculated automatically as 7.5 hours and also show variance if theres' any short hours.

    Name Log In Log Out Gross Hours Extra Hours Net Hours
    Benny Boli 8:47 16:33 0:00 0:00 0:00
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    Pierre murphy · 1 years ago
    Can u tell me what is 31.90 hours how many days is that
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    Santhosh Sridharan · 1 years ago
    Hi Team,

    Kindly educate me !!! how to track the production based upon the numbers and 8 working hours ?