# IMREAL function: Description, Usage, Syntax, Examples and Explanation

## What is IMREAL function in Excel?

IMREAL function is one of Engineering functions in Microsoft Excel that returns the real coefficient of a complex number in x + yi or x + yj text format.

## Syntax of IMREAL function

IMREAL(inumber)

The IMREAL function syntax has the following arguments:

**Inumber:**A complex number for which you want the real coefficient.

## IMREAL formula explanation

- Use COMPLEX to convert real and imaginary coefficients into a complex number.

## Example of IMREAL function

Steps to follow:

1. Open a new Excel worksheet.

2. Copy data in the following table below and paste it in cell A1

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Formula |
Description |
Result |

=IMREAL(“6-9i”) | Real coefficient of 6-9i | 6 |