February 4, 2023 When you work with decimal numbers, rounding might be part of your equation. Microsoft Excel offers a few functions to help you quickly and easily round to perfection. You can use the simple ROUND function, always round up or down with ROUNDUP and ROUNDDOWN, or round to a specific multiple with MROUND. Let’s take a…

When you work with decimal numbers, rounding might be part of your equation. Microsoft Excel offers a few functions to help you quickly and easily round to perfection.

You can use the simple ROUND function, always round up or down with ROUNDUP and ROUNDDOWN, or round to a specific multiple with MROUND. Let’s take a look at how to use each of these ROUND functions in Excel.

## The ROUND Function

The most basic of the functions is ROUND. With it, you can use a number or cell reference and round up or down.

The syntax is ROUND(number, digits) where both arguments are required. Keep these considerations in mind for the digits argument.

• If it is greater than zero, the number rounds to the specified number of decimal places.
• If it is zero, the number rounds to the nearest integer.
• If it is less than zero, the number rounds to the left of the decimal point.

To round 3.7528 up two decimal places, you would use the following formula and receive the…