BITLSHIFT function

BITLSHIFT function

This function introduced in Excel 2013 and it returns a  number shifted left by bits specified as numbers

For example, binary representation of 8 is 1000 and adding two 0 digits on the right of it will make it as 100000, which is number 32 in decimal.



=BITLSHIFT(number, shift_amount)



number is the number which needs to be shifted left by bits specified.

shift_amount is the number which is acutally a shift.


Note: – If Number is greater than (2^48)-1, you will get #NUM! error and you’ll get #VALUE! error if either of the above two arguments is a non – numeric value.

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