CONVERT(number, from_unit, to_unit)

Returns the number in one measurement system converted to another.


numberThe number you want to convert.
from_unitThe units to convert the number from.
to_unitThe units to convert the number to.

Remarks

* For an illustrated example refer to the page under Advanced Functions.
* This function allows conversion between the following types of units: weight & mass, distance, time, pressure, force, energy, power. magnetism, temperature and liquid measure.
* Unit names and prefixes are case sensitive.
* If "from_unit" and "to_unit" are not comparable, then #N/A is returned.
* If the unit does not support an abbreviated unit prefix, then #N/A is returned.
* If the unit does not exist, then #N/A is returned. See Example 9.
* If the input datatypes are incorrect, then #VALUE! is returned. See Example 8.
* There are also 18 unit prefix abbreviations that allow metric units to be used easily kg = kilogram, mg = microgram.
* In Excel 2010 the accuracy of this function was improved.
* In Excel 2003 this function was only available when you had the Analysis ToolPak add-in loaded.
* For the Microsoft documentation refer to support.office.com

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1=CONVERT(1,"lbm","kg") = 0.454
2=CONVERT(10,"g","ozm") = 0.353
3=CONVERT(68,"F","C") = 20
4=CONVERT(10,"in","cm") = 25.4
5=CONVERT(10,"yr","day") = 3652.5
6=CONVERT(10,"mn","sec") = 600
7=CONVERT(CONVERT(100,"ft","m"),"ft","m") = 9.290
8=CONVERT(10,"ft","sec") = #N/A
9=CONVERT(10,"MN","sec") = #N/A

8 - If the "from_unit" and the "to_unit" are not compatible, then #N/A is returned.

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