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CONVERT: Excel Formulae Explained

How do you use CONVERT in Excel?

The CONVERT function in Excel is used to convert a number from one metric to another. For example, if you have a number in inches that you want to convert to centimeters, you can use the CONVERT function to do so. The syntax for the CONVERT function is CONVERT(number,from_unit,to_unit). The number is the number that you want to convert, from_unit is the unit of measurement that the number is in, and to_unit is the unit of measurement that you want the number to be converted to.

What is the syntax of CONVERT in Excel?

The syntax of CONVERT in Excel is as follows: CONVERT(value, from_unit, to_unit) The value is the number that you want to convert. from_unit is the unit of measurement that the value is in, and to_unit is the unit of measurement that you want the value to be converted to.

What is an example of how to use CONVERT in Excel?

To convert a value from one unit to another in Excel, you can use the CONVERT function. The CONVERT function takes two arguments: the value you want to convert and the unit of measurement you want to convert it to. For example, if you want to convert the value 10 meters to inches, you would use the following formula:

=CONVERT(10, "meters", "inches")

This would return the value 36.08 inches.

When should you not use CONVERT in Excel?

There are a few occasions when you should not use CONVERT in Excel. First, if you are trying to convert a number to a text string, you should use the TEXT function instead. Second, if you are trying to convert a text string to a number, you should use the VALUE function instead. Third, if you are trying to convert a date to a text string, you should use the DATEVALUE function instead. Fourth, if you are trying to convert a text string to a date, you should use the DAY function and the MONTH function instead. Finally, if you are trying to convert a text string to a number and the text string contains non-numeric characters, you should use the ISNUMBER function instead.

What are some similar formulae to CONVERT in Excel?

There are many similar formulae to CONVERT in Excel. One such formula is the COS function, which converts a radian measure to a degree measure. Another is the ABS function, which returns the absolute value of a number. Additionally, the SIGN function returns the sign of a number (1 if positive, -1 if negative, and 0 if zero). Finally, the INT function returns the integer portion of a number.

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