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Excel ROUND Function

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If you want to follow along with this tutorial, please download the example spreadsheet.

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The Excel ROUND function rounds a number to a specified number of digits.

Syntax and arguments

Formula syntax

ROUND(number, num_digits)


  • Number: Required, the number that used to round.
  • Num_digits: Required, the number that determines the place at which number should be rounded.
    --Num_digits > 0, round number to the right side of the decimal point, such as ROUND(1234.34,1)=1234.3;
    --Num_digits = 0, round number to the nearest integer, such as ROUND(1234.34,0)=1234;
    --Num_digits < 0, round number to the left side of the decimal point, such as ROUND(1234.34,-1)=1230;

Return Value

The ROUND function returns to a numeric value.


Excel 2003

Usage and Examples

Example: basic usage

In range C3:G3 contains the different number of digits you want to use to round the number in cell B4, please use below formula to get the corresponding rounding results.


Press Enter key, and drag autofill handle right to get all rounding results.

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Note: supposing the number is fixed, you need to use the absolute reference. If you only use the ROUND function once, you can directly type the number and number digits into the function as this:


Relative Functions:

  • Excel FLOOR.MATH Function
    The Excel FLOOR.MATH function rounds a given number down to the nearest integer or nearest multiple of the specified significance.

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