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This function rounds the specified value to the nearest number, using the specified number of decimal places.

Syntax

ROUND(value,places)

Arguments

Use the value argument to specify the number to round. Use the places argument to specify the number of decimal places. The places argument has these rules:

Set places to a value greater than zero to round to the specified number of decimal places.
Set places to zero to round to the nearest whole number.
Set places to a value less than zero to round the value left of the decimal to the nearest ten, hundred, etc.

Remarks

The result may be rounded up or rounded down.

Data Types

Accepts numeric data for both arguments. Returns numeric data.

Examples

ROUND(A3,–2)

ROUND(C4,B2)

ROUND(R1C2,2)

ROUND(PI(),5) gives the result 3.14159

ROUND(29.2,-2) gives the result 0 because 29.2 is closer to 0 than to 100.

ROUND(-1.963,0) gives the result -2

 

See Also

CEILING

FLOOR

MROUND

ROUNDDOWN

ROUNDUP