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WEEKDAY Function

The WEEKDAY function is one of the date and time functions. It is used to determine which day of the week the specified date is.

The WEEKDAY function syntax is:

WEEKDAY(serial-value [,weekday-start-flag])

where

serial-value is a number representing the date of the day you are trying to find, entered using the Date function or other date and time function.

weekday-start-flag is a numeric value used to determine the type of the value to be returned. It can be one of the following:

Numeric value Explanation
1 or omitted Returns a number from 1 (Sunday) to 7 (Saturday)
2 Returns a number from 1 (Monday) to 7 (Sunday).
3 Returns a number from 0 (Monday) to 6 (Sunday).
  1. select the cell where you wish to display the result,
  2. click the Insert Function Insert Function icon icon situated at the top toolbar,
    or right-click within a selected cell and select the Insert Function option from the menu,
    or click the Function icon icon situated at the formula bar,
  3. select the Date and time function group from the list,
  4. click the WEEKDAY function,
  5. enter the required arguments separating them by commas,
  6. press the Enter button.

The result will be displayed in the selected cell.

WEEKDAY Function

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