Excel FALSE Function

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The Excel FALSE Function is listed under Microsoft Excel's Logical Functions category. It returns a logical value FALSE (a boolean). The FALSE return by the FALSE function is the same as you enter FALSE in a cell manually and it is equivalent to the numeric value 0.

How to use

To learn how to use the FALSE function in Excel, you need to understand its syntax and arguments:




  • It has no arguments.


  • It returns the same TRUE which you can get by simply typing it in a cell.


To master FALSE function we need to try it out in an example, so make sure to check out the below one:

In the below example, we have used FALSE() and FALSE, in the same manner, and both return the same value.

You can also use FALSE in the numeric calculation as it has 0 value.

Related functions

This tutorial is the part of our Excel Functions with Examples (Function Guide) and below are some of the related functions:

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