## What is BITOR function in Excel?

The **BITOR **function is one of the ** Engineering** functions of Excel.

It Returns** a bitwise ‘**or**‘ of two **numbers.

We can find this function in **Engineering **of insert function Tab.

## How to use BITOR function in excel

- Click on an
**empty cell**(like F5).

2. Click on the** fx icon** (or press** shift+F3**).

3. In the **insert function tab **you will see all functions.

4. Select **ENGINEERING **category.

5. Select **BITOR **function.

6. Then select **ok**.

7. In the function arguments Tab you will see **BITOR function**.

8. **Number1 **is the decimal **representation of the binary** number you want to evaluate.

9. **Number2 **is the decimal **representation of the binary** number you want to evaluate.

10. You will see the results in the formula result section.

## Examples of BITOR function in Excel

**Example 1:**

**How to use BITOR function in** **excel**

You can see examples of **BITOR** function below:

```
bitor(A2,B2) ----->>>>answer is 0
bitor(A3,B3) ----->>>>answer is 1
bitor(A4,B4) ----->>>>answer is 10
bitor(A5,B5) ----->>>>answer is 11
bitor(A6,B6) ----->>>>answer is 1111
bitor(A7,B7) ----->>>>answer is 1111
```

## Purpose of **BITOR** function

**BITOR**

It Returns** a bitwise ‘**or**‘ of two **numbers.

## Return value of **BITOR** function

**BITOR**

It returns a number.

## Arguments of **BITOR** function

**BITOR**

This function has just **2 **Argument.

The **argument **of BITOR function is **number**.

**Number1 **is the decimal **representation of the binary** number you want to evaluate.

**Number2 **is the decimal **representation of the binary** number you want to evaluate.

The argument of BITOR function is **required **and not optional.

```
BITOR(number) = number
```

## Version of excel supports **BITOR** function

**BITOR**This function is available for all excel **versions **(2003-2019)

## Errors in **BITOR** function

**BITOR**