ARABIC function is a mathematical conversion operator used to convert the roman numerals as text to ARABIC numerals. ARABIC numerals to ROMAN numerals are shown below.

**Syntax**: =ARABIC( text )

The ARABIC function syntax has the following arguments:

**Text**(Required): A string enclosed in quotation marks, an empty string (“”), or a reference to a cell containing text.

**Example**: Let’s look at some Excel ARABIC function examples and explore how to use the ARABIC function as a worksheet function in Microsoft Excel:

**Syntax**: =ARABIC(C2)

**Result**:

Based on the Excel spreadsheet above, the following ARABIC examples would return:

**Syntax**: =ARABIC(C3)

**Result**: 2

**Syntax**: =ARABIC(C4)

**Result**: 3

**Syntax**: =ARABIC(C5)

**Result**: 6

**Syntax**: =ARABIC(C6)

**Result**: 10

**Syntax**: =ARABIC(C7)

**Result**: 1050

**Syntax**: =ARABIC(C8)

**Result**: 1990