# ROUND

Rounds a number to a specified number of digits.

Syntax

ROUND(number,num_digits)

Number     is the number you want to round.

Num_digits     specifies the number of digits to which you want to round number.

Remarks

• If num_digits is greater than 0 (zero), then number is rounded to the specified number of decimal places.
• If num_digits is 0, then number is rounded to the nearest integer.
• If num_digits is less than 0, then number is rounded to the left of the decimal point.

Example

The example may be easier to understand if you copy it to a blank worksheet.

• Create a blank workbook or worksheet.
• Select the example in the Help topic.

Note   Do not select the row or column headers.

Selecting an example from Help
• Press CTRL+C.
• In the worksheet, select cell A1, and press CTRL+V.
• To switch between viewing the results and viewing the formulas that return the results, press CTRL+` (grave accent), or on the Formulas tab, in the Formula Auditing group, click the Show Formulas button.
A B
Formula Description (Result)
=ROUND(2.15, 1) Rounds 2.15 to one decimal place (2.2)
=ROUND(2.149, 1) Rounds 2.149 to one decimal place (2.1)
=ROUND(-1.475, 2) Rounds -1.475 to two decimal places (-1.48)
=ROUND(21.5, -1) Rounds 21.5 to one decimal place to the left of the decimal point (20)

Applies to:
Excel 2003