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erin ryan 8erin ryan 8 

Trailhead Date formula field

I'm getting an error when I create the formula below > Error: Formula result is data type (Date), incompatible with expected data type (Number).
Shouldn't it be a Date formula field? 
From Setup, enter Accounts in the quick find box and select Accounts | Fields.
Scroll to the Account Custom Fields & Relationships section and click New.
Select Formula and click Next.
In Field Label, enter Future Date. Field Name populates automatically.
Select Number and click Next.
Enter the following formula:
 TODAY() + 3