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I have a project start date and end date. I want to create a formula that says looking at todays date, here is what % we are into the project. Any way to do this via Google sheets?

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It's probably easier than you think. You can do arithmetic operations on dates. You may need to tweak formatting, but this should work:

  |     A      |     B     |
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1 | start      | end       |
2 |   1/3/2017 | 5/31/2017 |

Assuming your start date is in A2, and your end date is in B2...

The difference between your dates can be expressed as =B2-A2.

The difference between your start date and the current date can be expressed as =TODAY()-A2.

Using the division of the two will give you the ratio: =(TODAY()-A2)/(B2-A2). (Don't forget the parentheses, otherwise you'll have an order of operations problem.) Then it's just a question of formatting your output as a percentage. (If you want to shortcut it and not worry about formatting, simply multiply the result by 100.)

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