# How can I create a formula in Google Spreadsheets that makes use of a day layout

How do I subtract days from a cell that has days?

As an example, what is a formula that will take 3/ 2/2011 and also return this value 2/ 28/2011?

As an example : If you have in cell A1 3/ 2/2011 you can get 2/ 28/2011 in a cell by getting in the formula =A1-3