How to Use DECIMAL function in Google Sheets in 2020?

DECIMAL functionThe DECIMAL function converts the text representation of a number in another base, to base 10 (decimal).

Parts of a DECIMAL formula

DECIMAL(value, base)

Part
Description
Notes

value
The unsigned value to be converted to decimal, provided as a string.

base
The base (or radix) to convert the number into.
The base is an integer from 2 to 36.

Sample formula

DECIMAL(101,2)

Notes

The string representation of the value is used, which should only contain numeric characters (i.e. scientific notation isn’t permitted). The text of a string should be no longer than 255 characters.
The DECIMAL function only converts to positive integers.

Example

A
B

1
Formula
Result

2
=DECIMAL(101,2)
5

Related functions

BASE: The BASE function converts a decimal number into a text representation in another base.
BIN2DEC: The BIN2DEC function converts a signed binary number to decimal format.
BIN2HEX: The BIN2HEX function converts a signed binary number to signed hexadecimal format.
BIN2OCT: The BIN2OCT function converts a signed binary number to signed octal format.
OCT2BIN: The OCT2BIN function converts a signed octal number to signed binary format.
OCT2DEC: The OCT2DEC function converts a signed octal number to decimal format.
OCT2HEX: The OCT2HEX function converts a signed octal number to signed hexadecimal format.
DEC2BIN: The DEC2BIN function converts a decimal number to signed binary format.
DEC2OCT: The DEC2OCT function converts a decimal number to signed octal format.
DEC2HEX: The DEC2HEX function converts a decimal number to signed hexadecimal format.
HEX2DEC: The HEX2DEC function converts a signed hexadecimal number to decimal format.
HEX2BIN: The HEX2BIN function converts a signed hexadecimal number to signed binary format.
HEX2OCT: The HEX2OCT function converts a signed hexadecimal number to signed octal format.