Excel TRUNCate Function

This Excel Tutorial demonstrates how to use the Excel TRUNC Function in Excel to truncate a number, with formula examples.

TRUNC Function Description:

The TRUNC Function Truncates a number to a specific number of digits.

Formula Examples:

trunc function examples

ExampleFormulaResult
1=TRUNC(C5,D5)77.77
2=TRUNC(C6,D6)77.7
3=TRUNC(C7,D7)77
4=TRUNC(C8,D8)70
5=TRUNC(C9,D9)0

Syntax and Arguments:

The Syntax for the TRUNC Formula is:

Function Arguments ( Inputs ):

number – A number.

num_digits – The number of decimal places you want remaining after you truncate. Zero for none. Negative will truncate to the left of the decimal place.

Additional Notes

Return to the List of all Functions in Excel

How to use the TRUNC 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:
trunc 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 “=TRUNC(” 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 trunc function in excel

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

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