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How To Use BIN2HEX() Function in Google Sheets


Converts a signed binary number to signed hexadecimal format.

Common questions about the BIN2HEX formula include:

1. What does the BIN2HEX formula do?
2. What arguments does the BIN2HEX formula use?
3. What is the syntax for the BIN2HEX formula?

The BIN2HEX formula can be used appropriately to convert a binary number to a hexadecimal number. This formula is useful when needing to convert a binary number into its hexadecimal equivalent.

The BIN2HEX formula can be commonly mistyped as BIN2DEC or HEXDEC instead of BIN2HEX.

Some common ways the BIN2HEX formula is used inappropriately are reversing the input argument order, or entering non-binary input values.

Some common pitfalls when using the BIN2HEX formula include forgetting to include the entire binary number in the input argument, mismatching the data type of the arguments, and entering numbers without the “0b” binary prefix.

Common mistakes when using the BIN2HEX Formula include misunderstanding the formula’s syntax or parameters, forgetting to convert the decimal values to the binary format, and forgetting to include the base argument.

Common misconceptions people might have with the BIN2HEX Formula are that it can convert decimal numbers to binary numbers, when actually it only converts binary numbers to hexadecimal numbers. Also, people may mistakenly think that the formula is named HEXBIN, instead of BIN2HEX.

How To Actually Use BIN2HEX() in Sheets

BIN2HEX(signed_binary_number, [significant_digits])

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Google Sheet: Number Base Functions

How to convert numbers between different number bases in Google Sheet. The video looks at the generic functions - DECIMAL and BASE which convert from any number base between 2 & 36 and decimal. The video focuses on conversions between the most common number bases using the functions DEC2BIN, DEC2OCT, DEC2HEX, HEX2DEC, OCT2DEC and BIN2DEC. The video demonstrates that Google Sheet can only add, subtract etc numbers in base 10 and shows how sometimes Google Sheet can give the incorrect impression that it can add and subtract numbers in other number bases. Finally the video looks at the maximum and minimum values allowed by each conversion.

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