DEC2BINΒΆ

Converts a decimal number to binary.

Syntax

=DEC2BIN(Number, [Places])

Arguments

Name

Description

Number

The decimal number to convert.

Places

Optional. The number of characters to use for returned value. If value has less characters then it is padded with leading zeros.

Return Value

The binary number or a #NUM! error if given number is not a valid decimal number. The #VALUE! error is returned if specified places is nonnumeric or negative.

Example

Function

Result

Comment

=DEC2BIN(9)

1001

converts decimal 9 to binary

=DEC2BIN(9, 6)

001001

converts decimal 9 to binary with 6 characters