## How to use the BIN2DEC function

*Article updated on March 28, 2018*

The BIN2DEC function converts a binary number to decimal.

Formula in cell B3:

### Excel Function Syntax

BIN2DEC(*number*)

### Arguments

number |
Required. The binary number you want to convert. |

### Comments

Maximum binary values are 10 characters.

Number cannot contain more than 10 characters (10 bits).

To convert a decimal value to binary use the DEC2BIN function.

How to use the DEC2BIN function

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### Functions in 'Engineering'

The BIN2DEC function function is one of many functions in the 'Engineering' category.