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Round a number up to next half

Excel formula: Round a number up to next half
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If you need to round a number up to the next half, you can use the CEILING function, which always rounds up based on a supplied multiple.

Note that MROUND also rounds based on a supplied multiple, but it always rounds to the nearest multiple.

In the example, the formula shown is:


Even though the value in B5 is 1.1, CEILING rounds up to the next multiple of .5, which is 1.5

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