How do I subtract days from a cell that has dates?
For example, what's a formula that will take 3/2/2011 and return this value 2/28/2011?
How do I subtract days from a cell that has dates? For example, what's a formula that will take 3/2/2011 and return this value 2/28/2011? 


If you have one cell that is formatted as a date (e.g. For example your formula would be



More generally, you can decompose a given date into YEAR(), MONTH(), and DAY() values, then recombine them via DATE(). For instance, to add six months and a day to A1


