### ROUNDUP Function In Excel

This tutorial demonstrates how to use the Excel ROUNDUP Function in Excel to round a number up. ## ROUNDUP Function Overview

The ROUNDUP Function Rounds a number up (away from zero) to a specified number of digits.

To use the ROUNDUP Excel Worksheet Function, select a cell and type: (Notice how the formula inputs appear)

### ROUNDUP Function Syntax and Inputs:

number – A number.

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

## How to use the ROUNDUP Function

### Round up to Nearest Whole Number

To round up to the nearest whole number set the num_digits argument to 0. ### Round up to Two Decimal Places

To round up to two decimal places, set the num_digits argument to 2. Here we will round up a price to the nearest cent: ### Round up to Nearest 10, 100, or 1000

To round up to the other side of the decimal (to 10, 100, or 1000s), use negative numbers for num_digits: ### Round up Percentages

When rounding up percentages remember that percentages are decimal values. So to round up to the nearest whole percentage use the ROUNDUP Function with num_digits = 2. ## Other ROUND Functions / Formulas

Excel / Google Sheets contains many other round functions. Here are quick examples of each: Below, we will point out a few functions in particular.

### ROUND and ROUNDDOWN

The ROUND and ROUNDDOWN Functions work exactly the same way as the ROUNDUP Function, except the ROUND Function uses normal rounding rules and ROUNDDOWN always rounds down. ### ROUND up to a Multiple

The CEILING Function is similar to the ROUNDUP Function. It will round a number up, but the CEILING Function allows you to round up to a specific multiple (instead of rounding to a specific number of digits).  `application.worksheetfunction.roundup(number,num_digits)`