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How to add or subtract specific years, months and days(2years4months13days) to a date in Excel?

In Excel, we usually add or subtract years, months or days separately to a date as below screenshot 1 shown, but have you tried to add/subtract years, ,months and days at once time to the date as screenshot 2 shown? In this article, I introduce formulas for handling the questions in above two cases in Excel.
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Add or subtract years/months/days separately

Add or subtract years, months, days at same time

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Add or subtract years/months/days separately


To add or subtract years/months/days separately to a date, you just need to select one of formulas below:

Add one year =DATE(YEAR(Date)+1,MONTH(Date),DAY(Date))

Subtract one year =DATE(YEAR(Date)-1,MONTH(Date),DAY(Date))

Add two months =EDATE((date),2)

Subtract two months =EDATE((date),-2)

Add three days =(Date)+3

Subtract three days =(Date)-3


Add or subtract years, months, days at same time

If you want to add specific years, months and days to a date at the same time, use this formula:

Add 1 year 2 months 3 days =DATE(YEAR(Date)+1,MONTH(Date)+2,DAY(Date)+3)

Subtract 1 year 2 months 3 days =DATE(YEAR(Date)-1,MONTH(Date)-2,DAY(Date)-3)
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Add or subtract years, months, days with Kutools for Excel

If you have Kutools for Excel, you can apply its add years/months/days formula group to handle the problem in Excel as you need.

Kutools for Excel, with more than 120 handy functions, makes your jobs easier. 

After installing Kutools for Excel, please do as below:(Free Download Kutools for Excel Now!)

Add years/month/days/weeks/times separately

1. Select a cell that you want to place the result, click Kutools > Formula Helper to expand the drop down menu, and select one operation as you need.
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2. In the Formula Helper dialog, select the date you use to calculate, and type the number you want to add or subtract.
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3. Click Ok, the date has been added or subtracted.
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If you want to add specific number of years, months or days to the date, you can add the number in the formula directly.
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