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DEC2BIN: Google Sheets Formulae Explained

How do you use DEC2BIN in Google Sheets?

DEC2BIN is a Google Sheets function that converts a decimal number into a binary number. The function takes two arguments: the decimal number to be converted and the number of bits to return. The function returns a binary number as a string, with each bit represented by a character. For example, the decimal number 12 converted to a binary number with 4 bits would be returned as "1100".

What is the syntax of DEC2BIN in Google Sheets?

DEC2BIN is a function in Google Sheets that converts a decimal number to a binary number. The syntax for DEC2BIN is as follows:

DEC2BIN(number, base)

number is the decimal number you want to convert to binary

base is the number base you want to convert the number to (2, 8, 10, 16)

For example, if you want to convert the decimal number 12 to binary, you would use the following formula:

DEC2BIN(12, 2)

This would return the binary number 1100.

What is an example of how to use DEC2BIN in Google Sheets?

DEC2BIN is a Google Sheets function that converts a decimal number into a binary number. An example of how to use DEC2BIN is to enter the decimal number 123 into a cell, then use the DEC2BIN function to convert it to the binary number 1111011. The binary number 1111011 can then be used in other calculations or displayed in a cell.

When should you not use DEC2BIN in Google Sheets?

DEC2BIN is not recommended to be used in Google Sheets when converting numbers that are too large. The number will be truncated and not converted if it is too large.

What are some similar formulae to DEC2BIN in Google Sheets?

There are a few similar formulae to DEC2BIN in Google Sheets. One is the DEC2HEX function, which converts a decimal number to its hexadecimal equivalent. Another is the BIN2DEC function, which converts a binary number to its decimal equivalent. Lastly, there is the INT function, which rounds a number down to the nearest integer.

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