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

### Convert octal value to decimal value

Generic formula 1:

 =OCT2DEC(text)

Arguments

 Text: Required, the text representation of number you want to convert it from octal (base 8) to decimal (base 10) value.

Examples

 Formula Description Result =OCT2DEC(17) Convert octal value 17 to decimal value 15 =BIN2DEC(B3) (Cell B3 contains 127) Convert octal value 127 to decimal value 87

Generic formula 2:

 =DECIMAL(text,8)

Arguments

 Text: Required, the text representation of number you want to convert it from octal (base 8) to decimal (base 10) value. 16: Required, the octal base

Examples

=DECIMAL(127,8)

Explanation:

Convert octal value 127 to decimal value.

Return

Press Enter key to return 87.

### Convert octal value to binary value

Generic formula:

 =OCT2BIN(text)

Arguments

 Text: Required, the text representation of number you want to convert it from octal (base 8) to binary (base 2) value.

Examples

=OCT2BIN(127)

Explanation:

Convert octal value 127 to binary value.

Return

Press Enter key to return 1010111

### Convert octal value to hexadecimal value

Generic formula:

 =OCT2HEX(text)

Arguments

 Text: Required, the text representation of number you want to convert it from octal (base 8) to hexadecimal (base 16) value.

Examples

=OCT2HEX(127)

Explanation:

Convert binary value 127 to hexadecimal value.

Return

Press Enter key to return 57.

### Remarks

The Text argument in formulas must be in octal value formatting, which means the character elements must be in the scale of 0-7, 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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