Microsoft Excel is known for its functionality in performing calculations. Applicable to mathematics students, businesses, individuals, and more. In Excel, numbers are not automatically rounded, which can sometimes result in numbers with more than 10 decimal places. To address this issue, the ‘Excel Round’ function can be employed. This function allows you to round numbers in Excel. In addition to using a formula for rounding in Excel, it’s also possible to utilize integrated tools within Excel. Would you like to learn more about how to round numbers in Excel? Then read on.
How to Round in Excel?
“How do I round in Excel?” is a common question we’re here to address. There are two primary methods: rounding through formulas or rounding through “more/less decimal places”. The latter method is commonly used, and we will delve into its specifics.
- Using “More/Less Decimal Places” for Rounding in Excel:
Via Home -> Number menu, you can choose two symbols representing more or fewer decimal places. Once you select a cell or cell range containing numbers and apply one of these functions, more or fewer decimal places will be automatically displayed. The left-pointing arrow represents more decimal places, while the right-pointing arrow represents fewer decimal places. Refer to the provided screenshots for visual clarity. The process of rounding in Excel is carried out according to well-known mathematical principles.
- Formulas for Rounding in Excel:
Several formulas can be used for rounding in Excel. We’ll briefly explain the three most common formulas:
- ROUND: Rounds a number to the specified number of decimal places.
- ROUNDDOWN Rounds the absolute value of a number down.
- ROUNDUP Rounds the absolute value of a number up.
For each formula, you input the number you want to round (which can be a cell reference) and the number of decimal places to which you want to round.
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