### Excel ODD Function

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This Excel Tutorial demonstrates how to use the **Excel ODD Function** in Excel to round the nearest odd integer, with formula examples.

## ODD Function Description:

The ODD Function Rounds to the nearest odd integer. Positive numbers round up. Negative numbers round down.

## Formula Examples:

Example | Formula | Result |
---|---|---|

1 | =ODD(C5) | 1 |

2 | =ODD(C6) | 1 |

3 | =ODD(C7) | 3 |

4 | =ODD(C8) | 3 |

## Syntax and Arguments:

The Syntax for the ODD Formula is:

1 |
=ODD(number) |

### Function Arguments ( Inputs ):

**number** – A number.

## Additional Notes

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

## ODD Examples in VBA

You can also use the ODD function in VBA. Type:

`application.worksheetfunction.odd(number)`

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 ODD Function in Excel:

To use the AND Excel Worksheet Function, type the following into a cell:

`=AND(`

After entering it in the cell, notice how the AND formula inputs appear below the cell:

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 “=ODD(” into a cell, without leaving the cell, use the shortcut **CTRL + A** (**A** for **A**rguments) to open the “Insert Function Dialog Box” for detailed instructions:

For more information about the ODD Formula visit the

Microsoft Website.