# Excel FLOOR Function

Summary

The Excel FLOOR function rounds a given number down to the nearest specified multiple. FLOOR works like the MROUND function, but FLOOR always rounds down.

Purpose

Round a number down to the nearest specified multiple

Return value

A rounded number.

Syntax

=FLOOR (number, multiple)

Arguments

**number**- The number that should be rounded.**multiple**- The multiple to use when rounding.

Usage notes

- FLOOR works like the MROUND function, but FLOOR always rounds down.
- With a positive number, the value is rounded down toward zero.
- With a negative number, the value is rounded down away from zero.
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