**Excel offers a wide range of functions to perform mathematical operations, and the ROUNDUP function is one of them. This function is used to round a number up to a specified number of decimal places.**

In this tutorial, we will learn how to use the ROUNDUP function in Excel and understand the difference between the ROUNDUP and ROUND functions.

## Using the ROUNDUP Function in Excel

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

The ROUNDUP function in Excel takes two arguments: the **number to be rounded **(number) and the **number of decimal places **(num_digits). The function rounds the number up away from zero to the specified number of decimal places.

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

- Enter
**ROUNDUP(**in a cell. - In the first argument, enter the
**number to be rounded.** - In 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 say we have the number -46.0372741 in the A2 cell and want to round it up. We can use the ROUNDUP function in Excel as follows:

**Round up to 1 decimal places =ROUNDUP(A2,1)**

**Round up to 2 decimal places =ROUNDUP(A2,2)**

**Round up to 3 decimal places =ROUNDUP(A2,3)**

**Round up to Nearest Integer =ROUNDUP(A2,0)**

**Round up to Nearest 10 value =ROUNDUP(A2,-1)**

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

## Conclusion

The ROUNDUP function in Excel helps you round up a number to the specified decimal places. You can use this simple yet effective function for rounding values quickly and accurately. We hope this tutorial has helped you understand how to use the ROUNDUP function in Excel. Give it a try!