*The tutorial explains the uses of ROUND, ROUNDUP, ROUNDDOWN, FLOOR, CEILING, MROUND and other Excel rounding functions and provides formula examples to round decimal numbers to integers or to a certain number of decimal places, extract a fractional part, round to nearest 5, 10 or 100, and more.*

In some situations when you don't need an exact answer, rounding is a useful skill to use. In plain English, to round a number is to eliminate the least significant digits, making it simpler but keeping close to the original value. In other words, rounding lets you get an approximate number with the desired level of accuracy.

In everyday life, rounding is commonly used to make numbers easier to estimate, communicate or work with. For instance, you can use rounding to make long decimal numbers shorter to report the results of complex calculations or round off currency values.

Many different ways of rounding exist, such as rounding to integer, rounding to a specified increment, rounding to simple fractions, and so on. And Microsoft Excel provides a handful of functions to handle different rounding types. Below, you will find a quick overview of the major round functions and well as formula examples that demonstrate how to use those functions on the real-life data in your worksheets.

If you want to round numbers in Excel solely for presentations purposes, you can change the cell's format by performing the following steps:

- Select the cell with the number(s) you want to round.
- Open the
*Format Cells*dialog by pressing Ctrl + 1 or right click the cell(s) and choose*Format Cells...*from the context menu. - In the
*Format Cells*window, switch to either**Number**or**Currency**tab, and type the number of decimal places you want to display in the**Decimal paces**box. A preview of the rounded number will immediately show up under*Sample*. - Click the
*OK*button to save the changes and close the*Format Cells*dialog.

Unlike formatting options that change only the display value, Excel round functions alter the actual value in a cell.

Below you will find a list of functions specially designed for performing different types of rounding in Excel.

- ROUND - round the number to the specified number of digits.
- ROUNDUP - round the number upward to the specified number of digits.
- ROUNDDOWN - round the number downward to the specified number of digits.
- MROUND - rounds the number upward or downward to the specified multiple.
- FLOOR - round the number down to the specified multiple.
- CEILING - round the number up to the specified multiple.
- INT - round the number down to the nearest integer.
- TRUNC - truncate the number to a specified number of decimal places.
- EVEN - round the number up to the nearest even integer.
- ODD - round the number up to the nearest odd integer.

ROUND is the major rounding function in Excel that rounds a numeric value to a specified number of digits.

**Syntax**: ROUND(number, num_digits)

**Number** - any real number you want to round. This can be a number, reference to a cell containing the number or a formula-driven value.

**Num_digits** - the number of digits to round the number to. You can supply a positive or negative value in this argument:

- If num_digits is greater than 0, the number is rounded to the specified number of decimal places.
For example

`=ROUND(15.55,1)`

rounds 15.55 to 15.6. - If num_digits is less than 0, all decimal places are removed and the number is rounded to the left of the decimal point (to the nearest ten, hundred, thousand, etc.).
For example

`=ROUND(15.55,-1)`

rounds 15.55 to the nearest 10 and returns 20 as the result. - If num_digits equals 0, the number is rounded to the nearest integer (no decimal places).
For example

`=ROUND(15.55,0)`

rounds 15.55 to 16.

The Excel ROUND function follows the general math rules for rounding, where the number to the right of the rounding digit determines whether the number is rounded upwards or downwards.

**Rounding digit** is the last significant digit retained once the number is rounded, and it gets changed depending on whether the digit that follows it is greater or less than 5:

- If the digit to the right of the rounding digit is 0, 1, 2, 3, or 4, the rounding digit is not changed, and the number is said to be
**rounded down**. - If the rounding digit is followed by 5, 6, 7, 8, or 9, the rounding digit is increased by one, and the number is
**rounded up**.

The following screenshot demonstrates a few ROUND formula examples:

The ROUNDUP function rounds the number upward (away from 0) to a specified number of digits.

**Syntax**: ROUNDUP(number, num_digits)

**Number** - the number to be rounded up.

**Num_digits** - the number of digits you want to round the number to. You can supply both positive and negative numbers in this argument, and it works like num_digits of the ROUND function discussed above, except that a number is always rounded upward.

The ROUNDDOWN function in Excel does the opposite of what ROUNDUP does, i.e. rounds a number down, toward zero.

**Syntax**: ROUNDDOWN(number, num_digits)

**Number** - the number to be rounded down.

**Num_digits** - the number of digits you want to round the number to. It works like the num_digits argument of the ROUND function, except that a number is always rounded downward.

The following screenshot demonstrates the ROUNDDOWN function in action.

The MROUND function in Excel rounds a given number up or down to the specified multiple.

**Syntax**: MROUND(number, multiple)

**Number** - the value you want to round.

**Multiple** - the multiple to which you want to round the number.

For example, the formula `=MROUND(7, 2)`

rounds 7 to the nearest multiple of 2 and returns 8 as the result.

Whether the last remaining digit is rounded up (away from 0) or down (towards 0) depends on the remainder from dividing the number argument by the multiple argument:

- If the remainder is equal to or greater than half the value of the multiple argument, Excel MROUND rounds the last digit up.
- If the remainder is less than half the value of the multiple argument, the last digit is rounded down.

The MROUND function comes in handy, say, for rounding prices to the nearest nickel (5 cents) or a dime (10 cents) to avoid dealing with pennies as change.

And, it is really indispensable when it comes to **rounding times** to a desired interval. For example, to round time to the nearest 5 or 10 minutes, just supply "0:05" or "0:10" for the multiple, like this:

`=MROUND(A2,"0:05")`

or `=MROUND(A2,"0:10")`

`=MROUND(3, -2)`

and `=MROUND(-5, 2)`

result in the NUM error.The FLOOR function in Excel is used to round a given number down, to the nearest multiple of a specified significance.

**Syntax**: FLOOR(number, significance)

**Number** - the number you want to round.

**Significance** - the multiple to which you wish to round the number.

For example, `=FLOOR(2.5, 2)`

rounds 2.5 down to the nearest multiple of 2, which is 2.

The Excel FLOOR function performs rounding based on the following rules:

- If the number and significance arguments are positive, the number is rounded down, toward zero, as in rows 2 and 10 in the screenshot below.
- If number is positive and significance is negative, the FLOOR function returns the #NUM error, as in row 4.
- If number is negative and significance is positive, the value is rounded down, away from zero, as in row 6.
- If number and significance are negative, the number is rounded up, toward zero, as in row 8.
- If number is an exact multiple of the significance argument, no rounding takes place.

The CEILING function in Excel rounds a given number up, to the nearest multiple of significance. It has the same syntax as the FLOOR function.

**Syntax**: CEILING(number, significance)

**Number** - the number you want to round.

**Significance** - the multiple to which you want to round the number.

For instance, the formula `=CEILING(2.5, 2)`

rounds 2.5 up to the nearest multiple of 2, which is 4.

The Excel CEILING function works based on the rounding rules similar to FLOOR's, except that it generally rounds up, away from 0.

- If both the number and significance arguments are positive, the number is rounded up, as in rows 2 and 10 in the screenshot below.
- If number is positive and significance is negative, the CEILING function returns the #NUM error, as in row 4.
- If number is negative and significance is positive, the value is rounded up, towards zero, as in row 6.
- If number and significance are negative, the value is rounded down, as in row 8.

The INT function rounds a number down to the nearest integer.

Of all Excel round functions, INT is probably the easiest one to use, because it requires only one argument.

**Syntax**: INT(number)

**Number** - the number you want to round down to the nearest integer.

Positive numbers are rounded toward 0 while negative numbers are rounded away from 0. For example, `=INT(1.5)`

returns 1 and `=INT(-1.5)`

returns -2.

The TRUNC function truncates a given numeric value to a specified number of decimal places.

**Syntax:** TRUNC(number, [num_digits])

**Number**- any real number that you want to truncate.**Num_digits**- an optional argument that defines the precision of the truncation, i.e. the number of decimal places to truncate the number to. If omitted, the number is truncated to an integer (zero decimal places).

The Excel TRUNC function adheres to the following rounding rules:

- If num_digits is positive, the number is truncated to the specified number of digits to the
**right**of the decimal point. - If num_digits is negative, the number is truncated to the specified number of digits to the
**left**of the decimal point. - If num_digits is 0 or omitted, it rounds the number to an integer. In this case, the TRUNC function works similarly to INT in that both return integers. However, TRUNC simply removes the factional part, while INT rounds a number down to the nearest integer.For example,
`=TRUNC(-2.4)`

returns -2, while`=INT(-2.4)`

returns -3 because it's the lower integer. For more info, please see Rounding to integer example.

The following screenshot demonstrates the TRUNC function in action:

These are two more functions provided by Excel for rounding a specified number to an integer.

ODD(number) rounds up to the nearest odd integer.

EVEN(number) rounds up to the nearest even integer.

- In both functions,
**number**is any real number that you want to round. - If number is
**non-numeric**, the functions return the #VALUE! error. - If number is
**negative**, it is rounded away from zero.

The ODD and EVEN functions may prove useful when you are processing items that come in pairs.

For example:

`=ODD(2.4)`

returns 3

`=ODD(-2.4)`

returns -3

`=EVEN(2.4)`

returns 4

`=EVEN(-2.4)`

returns -4

As you see, there exist a variety of functions to round off numbers in Excel depending on the particular purpose. The following examples will hopefully give you some clues on how to use Excel rounding formulas based on your criteria.

Depending on the situation, you may want to round decimals up, down or based on math rounding rules:

ROUNDUP function - always rounds the decimal upward.

ROUNDDOWN function - always rounds the decimal downward.

ROUND - rounds up if the rounding digit is followed by the digit equal to or greater than 5, otherwise rounds down.

As an example, lets round the decimal numbers in column A to 2 decimal places. In the first argument (number), you enter a reference to the cell containing the number, and in the second argument (num_digits) you specify the number of decimal places you want to keep.

`=ROUNDUP(A2, 2)`

- rounds the number in A2 upward, to two decimal places.

`=ROUNDDOWN(A2, 2)`

- rounds the number in A2 downward, to two decimal places.

`=ROUND(A2, 2)`

- rounds the number in A2 to 2 decimal places, upward or downward, depending on whether the 3^{rd} decimal digit is greater or less than 5.

When it comes to rounding a negative number, the results returned by the Excel round functions, may seem to flout logic :)

When the **ROUNDUP** function applies to negative numbers, they are said to be rounded up, even though they actually decrease in value. For example, the result of `=ROUNDUP(-0.5, 0)`

is -1, as in row 7 in the screenshot below.

The **ROUNDDOWN** function is known to round numbers downward, though negative numbers may increase in value. For example, the formula `=ROUNDDOWN(-0.5, 0)`

returns 0, as in row 8 in the screenshot below.

In fact, the rounding logic with regard to negative numbers is very simple. Whenever you use the ROUND, ROUNDDOWN or ROUNDUP function in Excel on a negative number, that number is first converted to its absolute value (without the minus sign), then the rounding operation occurs, and then the negative sign is re-applied to the result.

If you want to extract a fractional part of a decimal number, you can use the TRUNC function to truncate the decimal places and then subtract that integer from the original decimal number.

`=A2 - TRUNC(A2,0)`

As demonstrated in the screenshot below, the formula in column B works perfectly both for positive and negative numbers. However, if you'd rather get an absolute value (decimal part without the minus sign), then wrap the formula in the ABS function:

`=ABS(A2 - TRUNC(A2,0))`

As is the case with rounding to a certain number of decimal places, there is a handful of functions for rounding a fractional number to an integer.

To** round up** to nearest integer, use an Excel ROUNDUP formula with num_digits set to 0. For example `=ROUNDUP(5.5, 0)`

rounds decimal 5.5 to 6.

To **round down** to nearest whole number, use either INT or ROUNDDOW with num_digits set to 0. For example both of the following formulas round 5.5 to 5:

`=ROUNDOWN(5.5, 0)`

`=INT(5.5)`

For **negative decimals**, however, the INT and ROUNDDOWN functions yield different results - INT rounds negative decimals away from 0, while ROUNDDOWN toward 0:

`=ROUNDOWN(-5.5, 0)`

returns -5.

`=INT(-5.5)`

returns -6.

To **remove the factional part** without changing the integer part, use the TRUNC formula with the second argument (num_digits) omitted or set to 0. For example, `=TRUNC(5.5)`

truncates the decimal part (.5) and returns the integer part (5).

To round a decimal up to the nearest **odd integer**, use the ODD function:

`=ODD(5.5)`

returns 7.

To round a decimal up to the nearest **even integer**, use the EVEN function:

`=EVEN(5.5)`

returns 6.

Microsoft Excel provides 3 functions that let you round numbers to nearest half, more precisely to the nearest multiple of 0.5. Which one to use depends on your rounding criteria.

- To round a number
**down**to nearest 0.5, use the FLOOR function, for example`=FLOOR(A2, 0.5)`

. - To round a number
**up**to nearest 0.5, use the CEILING function, for example`=CEILING(A2, 0.5)`

. - To round a number
**up or down**to nearest 0.5, use the MROUND function, e.g.`=MROUND(A2, 0.5)`

. Whether MROUND rounds the number up or down depends on the remainder from dividing the number by multiple. If the remainder is equal to or greater than half the value of multiple, the number is rounded upward, otherwise downward.

As you see, the MROUND function can be used for rounding positive values only, when applied to negative numbers, it returns the #NUM error.

Rounding to nearest five, ten, hundred or thousand is done in the same manner as rounding to 0.5 discussed in the previous example.

Supposing that the number you want to round to closest 5 resides in cell A2, you can use on of the following formulas:

- To round a number
**down**to nearest 5:

`=FLOOR(A2, 5)`

- To round a number
**up**to nearest 5:

`=CEILING(A2, 5)`

- To round a number
**up or down**to nearest 5:

`=MROUND(A2, 5)`

To round your numbers to nearest ten, supply 10 in the second argument of the rounding functions:

- To round a number
**down**to nearest 10:

`=FLOOR(A2, 10)`

- To round a number
**up**to nearest 10:

`=CEILING(A2, 10)`

- To round a number
**up or down**to nearest 10:

`=MROUND(A2, 10)`

Rounding to a hundred is done in the same way, except that you enter 100 in the second argument:

- To round a number
**down**to nearest 100:

`=FLOOR(A2, 100)`

- To round a number
**up**to nearest 100:

`=CEILING(A2, 100)`

- To round a number
**up or down**to nearest 100

`=MROUND(A2, 100)`

To round a value in cell A2 to the nearest thousand, use of the following formulas:

- To round a number
**down**to nearest 1000:

`=FLOOR(A2, 1000)`

- To round a number
**up**to nearest 1000:

`=CEILING(A2, 1000)`

- To round a number
**up or down**to nearest 1000

`=MROUND(A2, 1000)`

The same techniques can be used for rounding numbers to other multiples. For example, you can round the prices to the nearest nickel (multiple of 0.05), lengths to the nearest inch (multiple of 1/12), or minutes to the nearest second (multiple of 1/60). Speaking of time, and do you know how to convert it to nearest hour or closest 5 or 10 minutes? If you don't, you will find the answers in the next section :)

There may be many situations when you need to round time values. And again, you can use different rounding functions depending on your purpose.

With times located in column A, you can use one of the following functions to round time to nearest hour:

- To round time to
**closest hour**(up or down) - MROUND or ROUND.`=MROUND(A1,"1:00")`

`=MROUND(A1, TIME(1,0,0))`

`=ROUND(A1*24,0)/24`

- To
**round up**time to nearest hour - ROUNDUP or CEILING.`=CEILING(A1, "1:00")`

`=CEILING(A1, TIME(1,0,0))`

`=ROUNDUP(A1*24,0)/24`

- To
**round down**time to nearest hour - ROUNDDOWN or FLOOR.`=FLOOR(A1, "1:00")`

`=FLOOR(A1, TIME(1,0,0))`

`=ROUNDDOWN(A1*24,0)/24`

In the ROUND, ROUNDUP and ROUNDDOWN formulas, you multiply the time value by 24 (number of hours in a day) to convert a serial number representing the time to hours. Then you use one of the rounding functions to round the decimal value to an integer, and then divide it by 24 to change the returned value back to the time format.

If your timestamps include **date values**, then use the INT or TRUNC function to extract dates (in the internal Excel system, dates and times are stored as serial numbers, the integer part representing a date and fractional part representing time). And then, use the formulas described above but subtract the date value. For example:

`=MROUND(A1,"1:00") - INT(A1)`

`=MROUND(A1,"1:00") - TRUNC(A1)`

The following screenshot demonstrates other formulas:

In case you want to round times in your Excel sheet to five or ten minutes, or to the closest quarter-hour, you can use the same rounding techniques as demonstrated above, but replace "1 hour" with the desired number of minutes in the formulas.

For example, to round the time in A1 to the closest 10 minutes, use one of the following functions:

- To round time to
**closest 10 minutes**(up or down):`=MROUND(A1,"0:10")`

`=MROUND(A1, TIME(0,10,0))`

- To
**round up**time to nearest 10 min:`=CEILING(A1, "0:10")`

`=CEILING(A1, TIME(0,10,0))`

- To
**round down**time to nearest 10 min:`=FLOOR(A1, "0:10")`

`=FLOOR(A1, TIME(0,10,0))`

If you know (or can calculate) what portion of a day is constituted by a certain number of minutes, then you won't have problems using the ROUND, ROUNDUP and ROUNDOWN functions as well.

For example, knowing that 15 minutes, is 1/96th of a day, you can use one of the following formulas to round the time in A1 to the nearest quarter-hour.

- To round time to
**closest 15 minutes**(up or down):`=ROUND(A1*96,0)/96`

- To
**round up**time to nearest 15 min:`=ROUNDUP(A1*96,0)/96`

- To
**round down**time to nearest 15 min:`=ROUNDDOWN(A1*96,0)/96`

This is how you perform rounding in Excel. Hopefully, now you know how, among all those round functions, chose the one best suited for your needs.

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## 111 Responses to "How to round numbers in Excel - ROUND, ROUNDUP, ROUNDDOWN and other functions"

I want to make grade of a exam result sheet. Grades will be if marks between 50 and 54, "C", Marks bet. 54 and 60, "B", bet. 60 and 100, "A". Please show How do I have to write the formula?

Hello Ckandana,

You can use a nested IF formula like in the following example:

Using multiple IF functions in Excel

=ROUND(SUM(B5*(113/113)+64.5-71),0)

If anyone can help me with the above formula.

With the above the positive numbers are moved away from zero to the next whole number and negative numbers are also moved away from zero to the next whole number.

Examples (Positive) :

1.6=2

1.5=2

1.4=1

Examples (Negative)

-1.6=-2

-1.5=-2

-1.4=-1

The positive numbers are fine the fix I am looking for is when the negative numbers finish in -0.5 they get moved away from zero to the next whole number but I need them to go towards zero as shown in the examples below.

Examples (Negative)

-0.5=0

-1.5=-1

-2.5=-2

So the function I am looking for is to move positive numbers away from zero, and negative numbers towards zero when they finish either 0.5 or -0.5 to the next whole number

Hope you can help

Regards Keith

Hello Keith,

Please try this formula: =TRUNC(L5, 0)+IF(L5-TRUNC(L5) >= 0.5, 1, 0)

You should get the following result:

1.6 2

1.5 2

1.4 1

-0.5 0

-1.5 -1

-2.5 -2

CAN YOU HELP ME TO GET THE FOLLOWING RESULT? ANY FORMULA FOR THIS?

0 TO 0.3= 0

0.31 TO .80=.5

0.81 TO 1= 1

hi,

Anybody can tells me. how i can count such below within a one Drag.

1 to 5 = count as 5

6 to 10 = count as 10

11 to 20 = count as 20

Thanks

Kuldeep Singh

Mob:- 9540790777

Hello Kuldeep,

Please try this formula:

=IF(AND(1 <=C18,C18<=5), 5,0)+IF(AND(6 <=C18,C18<=10), 10,0)+IF(AND(11 <=C18,C18<=20), 20,0)

Hi, Fedor, Can you help with my formula, which I think is similar to the problem above. I need to round my pricing so that the numbers end in either a 5 or a 9. The prices are whole numbers without decimals e.g $893.

The rules are as follows

Number ending:

1 - round down to 9

2 - round up to 5

3 - round up to 5

4 - round up to 5

5 - no change

6 - round down to 5

7 - round up to 9

8 - round up to 9

9 - no change

0 - round down to 9

HI THIS NOT WORKING PLEASE SEND ME AGAIN THIS IS VERY IMPORTAND TO ME

Hello,

I am trying to sum multiple decimals. If sum equals .05 or higher, I need to round up to the nearest whole number. Here is an example:

0.47

0.19

0.39

-------

1.05

I need to round up to 2.

If sum equals 2.07 round up to 3 etc..

Thanks for your time!

Jason

Hello,

I am trying to sum multiple decimals. If sum equals .05 or higher, I need to round up to the nearest whole number. Here is an example:

0.47

0.19

0.39

-------

1.05

I need to round up to 2.00

If sum equals 2.07 round up to 3.00 etc..

Thanks for your time!

Jason

Is there any way to set a rule in terms of when to round?

For instance, at my job when we're billing by hand, we round anything 0.456 or above to 1 and anything 0.455 or below to 0. In Excel, however, I've tried several different ways to round according to the rules of my job with no luck. 0.456, even 0.5 most of the time, gets rounded down to 0. We create these number charts and most numbers round correctly but some numbers do fall victim to this discrepancy and I need to make sure we don't have errors because of this issue. What do you suggest?

can any one solve this issue

any numeric number convert in to number like

<3 = 0

3=3

4=3

5=3

6=6

7=6

8=6

9=9

10=9

Hi, please can someone help. I need to round my pricing so that the numbers end in either a 5 or a 9. The prices are whole numbers without decimals e.g $893.

The rules are as follows

Number ending:

1 - round down to 9

2 - round up to 5

3 - round up to 5

4 - round up to 5

5 - no change

6 - round down to 5

7 - round up to 9

8 - round up to 9

9 - no change

0 - round down to 9

Good day. How can i round up number such as:

0.00 to 0.00

0.01 to 0.00

0.02 to 0.00

0.03 to 0.00

0.04 to 0.05

0.05 to 0.05

0.06 to 0.05

0.07 to 0.10

0.08 to 0.10

0.09 to 0.10

0.10 to 0.10

=(G54-F54)/(K54/L54)*2 PLS ROUND UP THIS FORRMULATION

=(G54-F54)/(K54/L54)*2 = 11013.1765 round

Hi

Firstly great article very useful info on rounding.

Now to my query is there a formula that will convert negative figures into positive figures with out affecting the value.

The reason for this is I'm a bookkeeper and when i am downloading reports to excel to match to data downloaded from a CV file from bank. The debit side will sometimes show in a negative dependant on program its downloaded from, its makes it a nuisance when it in a negative as I have to add the figures together as one report will have positive figures and other report will have negative figure. When I would rather just do the usual (this-this=this), the outcome its to have the amount it equals to is 0. Then we know our reports match, & if it doesn't it then helps us find the out of balance amount.

If we add further information to get a percentage or divided value, if the amount is in negative it gives an incorrect figure. Going through every figure and removing the - from the each amount takes up a lot of time, especially when the report is very long. This is time wasted when i could be making use of my time more efficiently.

Im hoping yo will say yep here is an easy fix and not say no sorry no solution. My fingers are crossed

Regards Vivien Anderson

C/- VLA Bookkeeping Services

Very helpful it was required while working and finally I got the solution and the result...

Thank you...

if i have a function that if c1=8 and c1 cells contains value 2x1.8 then how i will solve this that it gives value 3.6 automatically not the value same 2x1.8 in the cell where i put this formula

if i have a function that if c1=8 and c1 cells contains value 8 and then i create this that if the value is true then i will forward that if it is true then it take the value of cell d1 which value is 2x1.8 then how i will solve this that it gives value 3.6 automatically not the value same 2x1.8 in the cell where i put this formula

Hey - I wondered if you might help. I'm trying to work on membership rates and wanting to round down to $1,500 if the formula we use surpasses that mark. Any ideas people? Many thanks in advance.

Hi Richard,

You can embed your formula into the IF function, like this:

=IF(formula()>1500, 1500, formula())

Can you explain why this happens?

=ceiling(0.01,0.01) = .01

=ceiling(16.00-15.99,0.01) = .01

=ceiling(16.01-16.00,0.01) = .02

=roundup(0.01,2) = .01

=roundup(16.00-15.99,2) = .01

=roundup(16.01-16.00,2) = .02

Hi, I want round off this time,1:16 to the nearest 5 minutes,anybody can help me

Hi Masooda,

To round time to the nearest 5 minutes, you can use the MROUND function with multiple equal to "0:05", e.g.:

=MROUND(A1,"0:05")

maam, how to round off even a minute to the next(higher hour) ex.01:05 to 02:00 hrs please help

0

Hi Kandan,

You can use any of the following formulas:

=CEILING(A1, TIME(1,0,0))

=CEILING(A1, "1:00")

=ROUNDUP(A1*24,0)/24

Is there any way to round a column of currency to an even number (reducing a dollar amount by $.01)

$887.65 to $887.64 leaving the even numbers as is.

I can easily round up. I'm not finding a way to round down.

Hi Julie,

To round down to the even hundredth, you can use the FLOOR function with multiple 0.02, e.g.:

=FLOOR(A1, 0.02)

Is there a way to force excel to round the following decimal down, instead of up? $2.225. I want it to round any number where the third decimal place is a "5" (and only a 5, not any other number) down, instead of up.

For instance: $2.225 to $2.22

$2.226 auto rounds to $2.23, this is fine

$2.224 auto rounds to $2.22, this is fine

can I round up years? for example 1 years, 3 months, 4 days, rounded up to 2 years.

Could you give me the formulation? thanks.

Can you explain why this happens?

For the same input of 0.01, the spreadsheet should not be giving .02, .02 is incorrect. But why? Thanks.

=ceiling(0.01,0.01) = .01

=ceiling(16.00-15.99,0.01) = .01

=ceiling(16.01-16.00,0.01) = .02

=roundup(0.01,2) = .01

=roundup(16.00-15.99,2) = .01

=roundup(16.01-16.00,2) = .02

I am having a problem using ceiling function.

Now my Problem is : I want to ceil few values upto 0.5 and then rest upto 0.25 in the SAME CELL !! like if i want to ceil values between 2 and 3 upto 0.5 i.e if i write 2.3 it gives me 2.5 or if i write 2.74 it gives me 3. But in the same cell if i write values between 0.5 to 2, it should ceil me upto 0.25 i.e. if i write 1.2 it should give me 1.25 or if i write 1.67 it should give me 1.75. Hoping for a reply. Thanks for the concern.

How to convert upper than 15 digit value in excel

what i have to do if bulk amount need to round off, if the amount will >5 so it will grow upside,if the amount <5 so it will get down side

In cell A1 have 10 and cell B1 is 8.50681, when I multiply A1*B1 result appear is "85.0681", But I show in Cell B1 is 8.50 till (2 decimal point). And now I want to multiply A1*B1, and I want that excel count till 2 decimal point like 8.50 in B1. Is it possible? remember B1 actual value is 8.50681.

Hi Team,

I want a simple formula for round-off, like -

a) 0 Years, 9 Months, 15 Days - Should be rounded off to 9 Months

b) 0 Years, 9 Months, 16 Days - Should be rounded off to 10 Months

means, anyone, below 15 or equivalent to 15 days would remain 09 Months and

anyone, greater than or equivalent to 16 days would be 10 months.

Thanks & regards

Arnab Sarkar

=ROUND(B1/10^TRUNC(LOG(B1)),A1-IF(B1>1,1,0))*10^TRUNC(LOG(B1))

I prematurely posted a significant digit rounding I've been using. Sediment is what I deal with and it is the size of clay in mm to cobble in mm, where significant digits count. I don't know of a function to do this so I wrote this formula; =ROUND(B1/10^TRUNC(LOG(B1)),A1-IF(B1>1,1,0))*10^TRUNC(LOG(B1)) with cell A1 the significant digits and B1 the input number to be rounded.

Please help me get the rounddown or roundup for the following:

a) 1.01 - 1.85 round down to 1

b) more than 1.86 round up to 2

Hi, Can hi you help me to get this?

I can't really came up with a solution for this problem

say I want 1mins-4mins rounded into 0 and 5mins-19mins rounded into 15mins then 20-34mins rounded into 30mins and 35mins-1hr4mins rounded into 1hr/60mins

i hope yo ucan help me with this thanks :)

Good afternoon,

I'm needing to add 2 different percentages to a formula and they both need to round. I will need to round the first percentage before i can add the second percentage to that number. Right now excel will not allow me to round each percentage but will allow me to round both percentages at the end.

example:

this is what i need to happen in my formula

218*-15%= -32.7 (round up)

218-33=185

185*8%=14.8 (round up)

185+15=200

200+205=405

405 is the number i need to reach

and this is my formula in excel now:

A3=218

B3=-15%

C3=8%

D3=205

=ROUND(A3*B3+A3*C3,0)+A3+D3 and that comes up to 408, which is 3 over from 405

Before, i needed to only add one percentage and the round formula works great but i cannot find a way to get it close. I have tried with a larger number, replace A3(218) with 1304 and the gap was larger and will cause problems.

example:

it should figure out to 1402

1304*-15%=195.6 (round up)

1304-196=1108

1108*8%=88.64 (round up)

1108+89=1197

1197+205=1402

And in excel, with the same formula as above, i get 1418. I know with percentages you will have numbers be maybe 1 or 2 off due to rounding but this is too great and will not work.

Please let me know if there is another way to write this formula to make it work properly.

Thanks.

well i found a formula that worked

(ROUND((8%+1)*(ROUND(218*-15%,0)+218),0))+205=405

just fyi...

whole numbers such as 201

202

203

204

205

206

207

208

290

210

1-2 round down ie 201 to 199 202 to 199

3-6 rounded to 5

202 203 204 205 206 become 205

207 208 209 210 become 209

anyone help?

Hullo, I want to roundup cell I3 which carries an amount 2100 and I want to roundup the same as 3,000 in another cell and How can I do this task.

Hi,

Which formula used for the round in the multiple of 10 for both figure( Negative as well as positive).

Mround is used only for the positive figure and rounddown is for negative figure but i want 1 formula for both the figure.

Is there any???

Please tell me............

I am needing to found any thing above 100 back down to 100. How do I write this formula?

I need to Round the following lines to the nearest 1/16. But Excel will not allow this. for example,

IF(D9=2,D5/2,

I may get 83.3333 but I need 83.125.

=IF(OR(D3=0,D3=""),"",

IF(D9=1,D5,

IF(D9=2,D5/2,

IF(D9=3,D5/3,

IF(D9=4,D5/4,

IF(D9=5,D5/5,

IF(D9=6,D5/6,

IF(D9=7,D5/7,""))))))))

Hello, I want to roundup cell 2564 =2560 and I want to roundup the 2564 =2570 in same cell and How can I do this task.

Hello, how do i formulate a cell for the figures to end in a certain number (ex. 195, 295) and not in multiples of 95?

Hi,

is there anybody who knows how I can round the calculation result to end in -9

I have a forumula (D2 + $H$2 +$H$4 + $H$5)the result of which i want to end in number -9

bgrds

Dodo

Hey, does anyone know how I can round up or round down an equation?

(A1-10)/2

=ROUND((A1-10)/2,0)

The 0 is for no decimal places. replace it with 2 for 2 decimal places or maybe with -1 to round to the nearest 10.

I want to know the formula which decimals not to calculate while sum total

if

1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 --> 6 to calculate with out decimal caculateing

Hi,

Is there a way to round up an input in the same cell without adding a new column for the return result? eg, data validation?

Hello,

Thank you for the helpful information. I just wanted to point out that under the "TRUNC Function", in the screenshot example, the third row's formula should be "=TRUNC(A3,1)" in order to get the number in B3. Just don't want others to get confused.

Thanks,

Steven

Hello Steven,

Thank you for pointing that out! Fixed.

When summing rounded values, as in:

{=SUM(ROUND(A1:A5,0))}

some cells may not contain a number value (common case as in "N/A").

Any thoughts whether it is possible to add validation as number prior to the round function, so that the formula does not return #VALUE!? Essentially, eliminate non-numeric values, before rounding each, and then summing.

After a few moments of play, I believe this accomplishes what I want.

{=SUM(ROUND(IF(ISNUMBER(A1:A5),A1:A5,0),0))}

Thank you for this site, which got me thinking about a solution.

Hi. I am trying to round the difference between 2 times to the nearest 15 min increment. I know I can use MROUND to round the times and then do the difference but trying to see if I can just do it on the difference. Thanks

Jay

how to 4165*10% round formula

How can i round up number such as:

0.00 to 0.00

Below 0.01 to 0.00

above 0.01 to 1.00

hi there!

im having a problem on how to put "if the tenths digit number is ODD;roundup and if the tenths digit number is EVEN;rounddown" in excel formula. thanks in advance!

example:

24.45= 24.4

24.15= 24.2

Hello,

Please try the following formula:

=IF(ISODD(MID(A1,FIND(".",A1)+1,1)),ROUNDUP(A1,1),ROUNDDOWN(A1,1))

Hope it will help you.

Hi, I have problem here. How do i round number like below

0.0 to 0.0

0.1 to 0.0

0.2 to 0.0

0.3 to 0.0

0.4 to 0.0

0.5 to 0.5

0.6 to 1.0

0.7 to 1.0

0.8 to 1.0

0.9 to 1.0

1.0 to 1.0

Can anyone help?

Hi There,

Anyone can help me? for " positive number", it would be round up and for " negative number", it would be round down with "no".

example 307/30 roundup 11

-15/9 rounddowwn -2 but i wanna see "no"

how to create formula for

82.01 & 82.02= 82.00 or 0.01-0.02=0.00

82.03 & 82.04= 82.05 or 0.03-0.04=0.05

82.06 & 82.07= 82.05 or 0.06-0.07=0.05

82.08 & 82.09= 82.10 or 0.08-0.09=0.10

please help me please...

IF this Result should be

350.1 350

350.5 350

350.9 350

351 360

351.5 360

359.9 360

360 360

basically if my ones is Zero i want to rounddown and if the ones is 1to9 then tens will be rounded up...

suggest the formula

Please try the formula below:

=(INT(A1)-RIGHT(INT(A1),1))+IF(RIGHT(INT(A1),1)="0",0,10)

Hope this will help.

Hi,

Roundup Value method (at the time of multiplying)

62056*1.5%=930.84 apply formula as =ROUNDUP(62056*1.5%,0)

or =ROUNDUP(930.84,0)

62056*1.6=99,289.60 apply formula as =ROUNDUP(62056*1.6,0)

or =ROUNDUP(99289.60,0)

(Put = & TYPE roundup ( Open bracket type/link the value and * with

percentage or number and add ,0 then close the ) bracket and press

enter.

how to round off time only if minute is greater then or equals to 30 to the next(higher hour)

ex.01:35 to 02:00 hrs

01:45 to 02:00 hrs

but 01:29 then as it is 01:29 hrs

please help

I need to change dollars and cents to whole dollars and multiply by certain percentages and the resulting answer should not be in whole dollars; eg:

$33350.97 becomes $33,350*35% = $11672.50 (rounded to 2 decimal places)

Hi There , i need to round ex:453 , 458 to nearest 5 or nearest 10 . any help thanks

Hi Svetlana Cheusheva!

It was very useful to solve my requirement. Excel is an ocean we agree.

Knowledge is all and it is worthy too.

Thanks again for Svetlana Cheusheva and also other friends sharing your knowledge here.

With Great Thanks.

Alexos.

formula that give me results as:

4.45 = 4.4

4.55 = 4.6

4.05 = 4.0

x.yz

if y = 0, 2, 4, 6, 8 ( even ) disregard z

if y = 1,3,5,7,9 (odd) add 1 on y.

if z 5 add to y

Hello---

I am trying to round all of my numbers to three decimal places, and keep the zero at the end. For example, I want the number -0.0799488 to round to -0.080. When I use ROUND(cell,3), it rounds it to -0.08 (two decimals instead of three). Thank you.

Lindsey:

Try formatting the cells using this custom format: #,##0.000.

Go to Format Cells, choose Custom option and enter this formatting in the field, save it and you're out.

Thank you for your quick reply, Doug. I should have been more thorough in my question. I am trying to use the ROUND function inside the IF function to add notation about statistical significance to large tables. My formula is this:

=IF(G15<=0.001,ROUND(E15,3)&"***",IF(G15<=0.01,ROUND(E15,3)&"**",IF(G15<=0.05,ROUND(E15,3)&"*",IF(G15<=0.1,ROUND(E15,3)&"+",ROUND(E15,3)))))

When I apply this formula, the cells that have added asterisks/plus signs do not keep the trailing zeroes. The cells that do not have added notation (the null values) DO keep the trailing zeroes. Custom formatting after the fact does not change the trailing zeroes issue for the ones that have had asterisks added.

Do you have any other thoughts?

Working solution to this issue is to use the TEXT function with the ROUND function. This keeps the trailing zeroes and asterisks intact.

=IF(D5<=0.001,TEXT(ROUND(B5,3),"0.000")&"***",IF(D5<=0.01,TEXT(ROUND(B5,3),"0.000")&"**",IF(D5<=0.05,TEXT(ROUND(B5,3),"0.000")&"*",IF(D5<=0.1,TEXT(ROUND(B5,3),"0.000")&"+",TEXT(ROUND(B5,3),"0.000")))))

Good evening!I'm needing to add IF formula in TRUNC calculated numerical digit. Everything is OK but when i input in G16 double numeric digit (example: 25.20) small bag condition its not work properly. please solve the problem.

G16 (input double digit numerical value 25.20 or 7.20 already is working)

=G16-TRUNC(G16)

=IF(H16=0.5,"large bag",IF(H16=0.43,"medium bag",IF(H16=0.2,"small bag","-")))

I want to know when I type 5. Cell automatically insert 5.5.

Hello,

I get time downloaded from a stopwatch in a hours:minutes:seconds:decimal seconds format. How do I round the seconds+decimal to just seconds e.g. 00:35:27.35782 to display as 00:35:27 ?

Dave:

If you want to display the time as 00:35:27 from 00:35:27.35782 select the cell holding the time and click on Format Cells then Custom the select the [h]:mm:ss option from the list and add another h in the square bracket. Click OK and that should display it the way you want.

Hi, I need help to fix the formula for billable time. It's not exactly where I want it to be...

=IF(A3-B3<=TIME(0,2,0),0.1,ROUND((A3-B3)*24,1))

A3-B3 = the time difference

I am trying to fix the error when 1-8 minutes to show 0.1 of hours. In other words,

1-8 = 0.1

9-14= 0.2

15-20= 0.3

21-26= 0.4

27-32= 0.5

33-38= 0.6

39-44= 0.7

45-50= 0.8

51-56= 0.9

57 and up= 1.0

I also have this part of the formula which basically is that above, not sure how to use it

=IF(AND(1 <=X72-W72,X72-W72<=8),0.1,0)+IF(AND(9 <=X72-W72,X72-W72<=14),0.2,0)+IF(AND(15 <=X72-W72,X72-W72<=20), 0.3,0)+IF(AND(21 <=X72-W72,X72-W72<=26),0.4,0)+IF(AND(27 <=X72-W72,X72-W72<=32), 0.5,0)+IF(AND(33 <=X72-W72,X72-W72<=38),0.6,0)+IF(AND(39 <=X72-W72,X72-W72<=44), 0.7,0)+IF(AND(45 <=X72-W72,X72-W72<=50),0.8,0)+IF(AND(51 <=X72-W72,X72-W72<=56), 0.9,0)+IF(AND(57 <=X72-W72,X72-W72<=59), 1,0)

Thank you so much.

Hi, I am needing to write a formula that rounds to the nearest 0.5 however wont round to numbers that end in 2, 4.5, 7 & 9.5.

For example 12.05 would round to 12.5 and 11.95 to 11.5

-but 13.05 would round to 13.0 and 12.95 to 12.5.

Is this possible?

Thanks and regards, Jason

Hi Jason,

It looks like you need to use the FLOOR function to solve your task. Please try the formula below:

=FLOOR(A1,0.5)

Hope this is what you need.

Any negative number in excel AS -45326 how possible fro number as 45326.00

Thank you for your question, Vinay.

You can turn negative numbers into positive using the ABS function. Please have a look at this article for more details:

ABS function with formula examples

Hope this is what you need.

I would like to seek advice on creating a forumula rounding to the nearest quarter hour with the following requirements:

11 minutes or above:round upto 15

26 minutes or above:round upto 30

41 minutes or above:round upto 45

56 minutes or above:round upto 60

Patricia:

To round time in Excel you can use the MROUND function.

There is a very good explanation with examples here on AbleBits at: https://www.ablebits.com/office-addins-blog/2015/08/06/excel-round-functions/#Rounding-time

An example formula where 10:11 is in cell A2 would be

=MROUND(A2,"0:15") would return 10:15.

Hi!

I am facing a problem while trying to use MROUND function for rounding off time.

When I want to round up some amount of time say for example 172:24 to 172:30. Assuming that 172:24 lies in cell A!, I use the function MROUND(A1,"00:30"). I know that this function is perfectly alright. But when I input the said time amount in cell A1, it converts automatically to 04:24 and in the formula bar, it displays 07-01-1900 04:24:00. Obviously the I get wrong result of 04:30.

After spending much time and efforts, I came to know that it happens for all the times which exceed 23:59. (For your information, I have tried both the number formats - time (hh:mm) and Custom (hh:mm))

Can you help me? I need getting many such sums of time - that is over time hours of our employees converted to next 30 minutes.

I realized that I have made typo error in the following sentence.

Assuming that 172:24 lies in cell A!, I use the function MROUND(A1,"00:30").

Please read it as corrected below:

Assuming that 172:24 lies in cell A1, I use the function MROUND(A1,"00:30").

I regret the inconvenience.

for example

if my number 0.5 result will be 0.5

if my number less than 0.5 result will be 0

if my number greater than 0.5 result will be 1

please give formula i will apply for this automatic

Hello, Pragnesh,

Please try the formula below:

=IF(A1>0.5,1,IF(A1=0.5,0.5,0.5))

Hope this is what you need.

Hello ,

Need help, in excel I want the 3rd decimals to be either 0 or 5

Eg

1.3423 want to change to 1.340

1.3472 change to 1.345

3rd deci condition

=.005 -.009 will be .005

Any recommendations

Thanks

Hello,

I have searched and cannot find an answer specific to my needs. Can anyone help, please?

I need to round down negative numbers to the nearest 0.25

Examples:

-1.94 to -1.75

-2.14 to -2

-2.64 to -2.5

A COLUMN B COLUMN

row 1 row1

BASIC SALARY 17500/- NET SALARY 13417/-

17500/30*23=13417/-

IT IS FIXED TO NOT ABOVE 15000/-

MY FORMULA IS IF(B1>15000,"15000"*13%,IF(B1<=15000,B1*13%))

THE RESULT IS 13417 x 13% =1744.21, I WANT TO ROUND THE AMOUNT TO 1744.00

PLEASE SUGGEST ME THE CORRECT FORMULA

Hello, Shravan,

If we understand your task correctly, you need to round the result you get. If so, please try the formula below:

=ROUND(IF(B1>15000,"15000"*13%,IF(B1<=15000,B1*13%)),0)

Hope this is what you need.

Hi

I want to use MROUND to round numbers in many cells within a column provided that the sum of all cell not exceed or be less than a specified value...Sometimes I get more than the value and some other arrangments I get less..(To make it clear the values in the cells that I want to ROUND are actually results of multiplying different presentage with the common specified value)

Thank you

I want to write a formula that rounds anything from .1 up to the nearest integer, but anything below .1 (i.e. .07) round down to the nearest integer.

So if I get 2.07, it becomes 2.

But if it's 2.15 it becomes 3.

How can I do this please?

i want time times to be converted.If the time is at 12 minutes or

less then round down to the nearest quarter hour. If the time is at 13 minutes or

more, then round up to the nearest quarter hour.

Example

13:12 to 13:00

13:13 to 13:15

13:27 to 13:15

13:28 to 13:30

13:57 to 13:45

13:58 to 14:00

I want to always round up to the nearest $100.

example: $400.01 should round up to $500, NOT down to $400

Hi, can anyone help please? I'm trying to round exam scores with 4 parts, so results will come in as, say, 5,8,5 and 7 out of ten (25/40) but I need to round the average of between 0.25 and 0.74 to a .5 score, and .75 to .24 score to a whole number.

To clarify, a formula that makes:

5+5+5+6 display 5.5

6+6+6+5 display 6.0

6+6+6+7 display 6.5

2+9+7+5 display 6.0

Many thanks

How do I make a fraction round up to the nearest fraction that i set?

Hi!

I need help!!

trying to figure out but just cant get it right...

one of the formula that i tried:-

=TRUNC(21/12*A3,0.5)+IF(TRUNC(21/12*A3)=0.5,0,0.5)

I need something like the result for 21/12*A3- if its anything = or above .5 will be 1.5/ 2.5/ 3.5 etc if anything below .5 will be whole number 1/2/3... etc...

Anybody able to help pls?

Hi Mary

I would like to round above an whole number to .49 or .99, ie 2.24 to become 2.49 and 2.52 to become 2.99

please could you help

=CEILING(cell,0.50)-0.01

Hi, Is there a function where I "dictate" to Excel to help:

A) Round UP to the nearest $0.10 cent if it is > $0.08

$15.78 -> $15.80

B) Round DOWN to the nearest $0.10 if it is $15.70

Do I need to combine two formulas together?

Thanks in advance.

Hi Autumn,

There's not a short formula, but this may work:

cell is the cell you're refering to (A2, B3, etc.)

=IF((cell-ROUNDDOWN(cell,0))>0.08,CEILING(cell,0.1),FLOOR(cell,0.1))

If you needed it to round up 0.80 as well and not only .80001 -> .9999, you would use:

=IF((cell-ROUNDDOWN(cell,0))>=0.08,CEILING(cell,0.1),FLOOR(cell,0.1))

Hi mam

Can u tell me , how can we remember all the formulas.