If you need to round a number up to the nearest specified multiple (i.e. round a number up to the nearest dollar, up to the nearest $.25, up to the nearest multiple of 5, etc.) you can use the CEILING function.
This tells Excel to take the value in B6 ($33.39 ) and round it to the nearest multiple of the value in C6 (5). The result is $35.00, since 35 is the next multiple of 5 after 33.39. In cell D10, we are rounding the same number, 33.39 up to the nearest multiple of 1 and get 34.00.
You can use CEILING to round prices, times, instrument readings or any other numeric value.
Note that CEILING rounds up using the multiple supplied. You can use the MROUND function to round to the nearest multiple and the FLOOR function to round down to the nearest multiple.
To round up to the next bundle size, you can use the CEILING function which automatically rounds up away from zero. In the example shown, we need a certain number of items, and the items come in specific bundle sizes. To calculate how many items are...
If you need to round a number to the nearest specified multiple (i.e. round a number to the nearest dollar, nearest $.25, nearest multiple of 5 or 10, etc) you can use the MROUND function. In the example, the formula in cell D6 is = MROUND ( B6 , C6...
If you need to round a number down to the nearest specified multiple (i.e. round a number down to the nearest dollar, down to the nearest $.25, down to the nearest multiple of 5, etc.) you can use the FLOOR function. In the example, the formula in...
The Excel CEILING function returns a given number rounded up to a specified multiple. For example, =CEILING(A1,5) could be used to round a price in A1 to the nearest 5 dollars. CEILING always rounds up.
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