How to use NOT function in Microsoft Excel

In this article, we will learn about how to use NOT function in Excel.

The NOT function returns the opposite boolean value. NOT function in excel returns TRUE if False and False if TRUE.
Syntax:

=NOT(Logical)

Logical: Boolean value or Logic_test
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As you can see from the above gif that NOT function reverses the boolean value.

Let’s understand this function using it an example.

Here we have a list of values either East or West.
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We need to check the NOT function. So we will use IF function with it.

Use the formula:

=IF( NOT(A2="East") , "West" , "East")

Explanation:
NOT function checks the Cell for text”East”
This function checks if the value is not “East” returns “West” and vice versa.
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As you can see NOT function in Excel returns the reverse boolean logic value and results for the given values.

Hope you understood how to use NOT functions in Excel. Explore more articles on Excel Logic_test functions here. Please feel free to state your query or feedback for the above article.

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