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Revision as of 08:18, 3 May 2010
BIN2DEC
Converts a binary number to decimal.
This function is only available if the Analysis AddIn is installed.
Syntax:
BIN2DEC(binarynumber)
- returns a (decimal) number, given binarynumber, which may be text, or a number containing only digits 1 and 0 (thus the number appears to be binary although it is not).
- binarynumber may have up to ten bits in two's complement representation; positive numbers are 0 to 111111111 (nine bits representing 0 to 511 decimal) and negative numbers 1111111111 to 1000000000 (ten bits representing -1 to -512 decimal)
Example:
BIN2DEC("110")
- returns 6 as a number.
BIN2DEC(110)
- returns 6. The number 110 has only 1 and 0 digits, and may be read as binary.
BIN2DEC("1111111110")
- returns -2.