Excel INT Function

This Excel Tutorial demonstrates how to use the Excel INT Function in Excel to round a number down to the nearest integer (truncate the number), with formula examples.

INT Function Description:

The INT Function Rounds a number down to the nearest integer.

Formula Examples:

int function examples

Example Formula Result
1 =INT(C5) 6
2 =INT(C6) 7
3 =INT(C7) -7
4 =INT(C8) -8

Syntax and Arguments:

The Syntax for the INT Formula is:

Function Arguments ( Inputs ):

number – A number.

Additional Notes

Use the INT Function to round a number down to the nearest integer. Simply enter any number directly into the formula, or reference a cell containing a number.

INT Examples in VBA

You can also use the INT function in VBA. Type:
For the function arguments (number, etc.), you can either enter them directly into the function, or define variables to use instead.

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How to use the INT Function in Excel:

To use the AND Excel Worksheet Function, type the following into a cell:
After entering it in the cell, notice how the AND formula inputs appear below the cell:
int formula syntax
You will need to enter these inputs into the function. The function inputs are covered in more detail in the next section. However, if you ever need more help with the function, after typing “=INT(” into a cell, without leaving the cell, use the shortcut CTRL + A (A for Arguments) to open the “Insert Function Dialog Box” for detailed instructions:
how to use the int function in excel

For more information about the INT Formula visit the
Microsoft Website.

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