Excel ROUNDDOWN Function

This Excel Tutorial demonstrates how to use the Excel ROUNDDOWN Function in Excel to round a number down, with formula examples.

ROUNDDOWN Function Description:

The ROUNDDOWN Function Rounds a number down (towards zero) to a specified number of digits.

Formula Examples:

rounddown function examples

Example Formula Result
1 =ROUNDDOWN(C5,D5) 77.77
2 =ROUNDDOWN(C6,D6) 77.7
3 =ROUNDDOWN(C7,D7) 77
4 =ROUNDDOWN(C8,D8) 70

Syntax and Arguments:

The Syntax for the ROUNDDOWN Formula is:

Function Arguments ( Inputs ):

number – A number.

num_digits – The number of decimal places to round. Negative rounds to the left of the decimal.

Additional Notes

Use the ROUNDDOWN Function to round a number down to the specified number of digits.


You can also use the ROUNDDOWN 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 ROUNDDOWN 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:
rounddown 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 “=ROUNDDOWN(” 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 rounddown function in excel

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

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