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Excel 2010 - Average of days

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I have a simple formula that gives me the 'number of Days' between two dates. (eg. =A1-A2)
Say the result is 42. When I calculate the average of these results Excel thinks the value is the Date Serial, rather than 42. So I get the wrong answer.

How can I force Excel to think of the result of A1-A2 as 42? (and not 40867)

Rob Henson
Finance Analyst

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