Calculate Ages in Google Sheets

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    In the first cell, type the month and date of one's birthday.
    Let's use cell "A1" and your birthdate.
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    In the second cell, type the current date.
    Let's use cell "B1" and the date format. The keyboard shortcut for typing in today's date is "Command" + ":" on the Mac or "Ctrl +" ":" on the PC.
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    Click the third cell.
    Let's use cell "C1" and type the following formula: "=datedif(A1,B1,"y")". In this formula, "A1" is the initial-date cell, "B2" is the end-date cell, and "y" is the year.
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    Then, press "Enter".
    In this video, the third cell will show that the person is 35 years old.
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    Click the third cell, "C1", again.
    Change '"y"' to '"d"' in the formula to show the number of days. This person is almost 13,000 days old.
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