**If you’re looking to round numbers down to a specified decimal place, Excel’s ROUNDDOWN function is your go-to tool. This article will explore how to use the function with examples. Without further ado, let’s begin!**

## Using the ROUNDDOWN Function in Excel

ROUNDDOWN Functionâ€™s Syntax **=ROUNDDOWN(number, num_digits)**

Excel’s ROUNDDOWN function requires two arguments: the **numerical figure to be rounded** (number) and the **number of decimal places** (num_digits). This efficient, easy-to-use tool then rounds your desired number down towards zero with exactitude at the given decimal point amount.

Here are the steps to use the ROUNDDOWN function in Excel:

- Start by entering
**ROUNDDOWN(**in a cell. - For the initial argument, input the
**number figure to be rounded**. - For the second argument, enter the
**number of decimal places**to which the number should be rounded. - Close the parentheses. Press
**Enter**to get the result.

**Example**: Let’s assume you have the number -46.0372741 in cell A2, which you want to round down. You can use the ROUNDDOWN function in Excel as follows:

**Round down to 1 decimal place =ROUNDDOWN(A2,1)**

**Round down to 2 decimal places =ROUNDDOWN(A2,2)**

**Round down to 3 decimal places =ROUNDDOWN(A2,3)**

**Round down to Nearest Integer =ROUNDDOWN(A2,0)**

**Round down to Nearest 10 value =ROUNDDOWN(A2,-1)**

After entering each formula, press **Enter **to get the value.

## Conclusion

As you see, the ROUNDDOWN function in Excel makes it easy to round numbers down to a specific decimal place. So now you know how to use ROUNDDOWN, try it out today and see how it works for your project. Good luck!