Calculation error between two time stamps.

I am currently having a calculation error. first row total should be 2,50 but I am getting 3,50.

The second row calculation is correct with the exact same formula. Only difference is that the second row does not have any minutes.

=IFERROR(VALUE(LEFT([Time Out]@row; 2)) + (VALUE(RIGHT([Time Out]@row; 2)) / 60) - VALUE(LEFT([Time In]@row; 2)) + (VALUE(RIGHT([Time In]@row; 2)) / 60); 0)


I dont know where I am going wrong with this formula.


Any assistance will be appreciated.


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Michelle Basson

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  • Genevieve P.
    Genevieve P. Employee Admin
    Answer βœ“

    Hi @Michelle Basson

    Try adding parentheses around the two separate statements to ensure the math is calculating in the correct order:

    =IFERROR((VALUE(LEFT([Time Out]@row, 2)) + (VALUE(RIGHT([Time Out]@row, 2)) / 60)) - (VALUE(LEFT([Time In]@row, 2)) + (VALUE(RIGHT([Time In]@row, 2)) / 60)), 0)

    Let me know if this helped! πŸ™‚

    Genevieve

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