### Excel N Function

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This Excel Tutorial demonstrates how to use the **Excel N Function** in Excel to convert a value to a number, with formula examples.

## N Function Description:

The N Function Converts a value to a number.

## Formula Examples:

Example | Formula | Result |
---|---|---|

Text | =N(C5) | 0 |

True | =N(C6) | 1 |

False | =N(C7) | 0 |

Number | =N(C8) | 42 |

Error | =N(C9) | #N/A |

Number Stored As Text | =N(C10) | 0 |

## Syntax and Arguments:

The Syntax for the N Formula is:

1 |
=N(VALUE) |

### Function Arguments ( Inputs ):

**value** – The test value

## Additional Notes

Return to the List of all Functions in Excel

## How to use the N Function in Excel:

To use the AND Excel Worksheet Function, type the following into a cell:

`=AND(`

After entering it in the cell, notice how the AND formula inputs appear below the cell:

You will need to enter these inputs into the function. The function inputs are covered in more detail in the next section. However, if you ever need more help with the function, after typing “=N(” into a cell, without leaving the cell, use the shortcut **CTRL + A** (**A** for **A**rguments) to open the “Insert Function Dialog Box” for detailed instructions:

For more information about the N Formula visit the

Microsoft Website.