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N Function Examples – Excel & Google Sheets

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:

n function 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:


Function Arguments ( Inputs ):

value – The test value

Additional Notes

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How to use the N Function in Excel:

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


After entering it in the cell, notice how the AND formula inputs appear below the cell:
n formula syntax
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 Arguments) to open the “Insert Function Dialog Box” for detailed instructions:
how to use the n function in excel

For more information about the N Formula visit the
Microsoft Website.

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