## Convert hexadecimal value to decimal or binary or octal value

### Convert hexadecimal value to decimal value

Generic formula 1:

 =HEX2DEC(text)

Arguments

 Text: Required, the text representation of number you want to convert it from hexadecimal (base 16) to decimal (base 10) value.

Examples

 Formula Description Result =HEX2DEC("F1") Convert hexadecimal value F1 to decimal value 241 =HEX2DEC(B3) (Cell B3 contains 1F) Convert hexadecimal value 1F to decimal value 31

Generic formula 2:

 =DECIMAL(text,16)

Arguments

 Text: Required, the text representation of number you want to convert it from octal (base 16) to decimal (base 10) value, and the text needed to be enclosed with quotation marks. 16: Required, the octal base.

Examples

=DECIMAL(“F1”,8)

Explanation:

Convert hexadecimal value F1 to decimal value.

Return

Press Enter key to return 241.

### Convert hexadecimal value to binary value

Generic formula:

 =HEX2BIN(text)

Arguments

 Text: Required, the text representation of number you want to convert it from hexadecimal (base 16) to binary (base 2) value,and the text needed to be enclosed with quotation marks.

Examples

=HEX2BIN(“F1”)

Explanation:

Convert hexadecimal value F1 to binary value.

Return

Press Enter key to return 11110001.

### Convert hexadecimal value to octal value

Generic formula:

 =HEX2OCT(text)

Arguments

 Text: Required, the text representation of number you want to convert it from hexadecimal (base 16) to octal (base 8) value, and the text needed to be enclosed with quotation marks.

Examples

=HEX2OCT(“F1”)

Explanation:

Convert hexadecimal value F1 to octal value.

Return

Press Enter key to return 361.

### Remarks

The Text argument in formulas must be in hexadecimal value formatting, which means the character elements must be in the scale of 0-9 and A-F, or it returns #NUM! error value.

#### Relative Functions

• Excel DECIMAL function
The DECIMAL function converts a text representation of a number in a base into its equivalent decimal number. Take a instance, 11 is a text representation of 3 in base 2, using the formula =DECIMAL(11,2) convert 11 into decimal number 3.

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