NUMBERVALUE converts a text string to a number. For example, the text string "1" is converted to the number 1. The text string "3.14" is converted to the number 3.14. The text string "hello" is converted to the number 0.
The NUMBERVALUE function takes a number and converts it to a text string. The syntax is:
where "number" is the number you want to convert to text.
In Excel, the NUMBERVALUE function converts a text string to a number. For example, the following formula returns the value "123":
There are a few instances in which you should not use NUMBERVALUE in Excel. One is when you are trying to convert text to a number. In this case, you should use the VALUE function. Another instance is when you are trying to format a number as text. In this case, you should use the TEXT function.
Some similar formulae to NUMBERVALUE in Excel are ISNUMBER, VALUE, and TEXT. These formulae all return different types of values depending on the inputted data. ISNUMBER will return TRUE if the inputted data is a number, VALUE will return the number value of the inputted data, and TEXT will return text converted to numbers.