In this tutorial, we will learn how to use the ROUNDDOWN function in Excel and how it can help us round down a number to a specified number of digits.
Rounding down a number is useful when we want to remove the decimal part of a number or reduce the number of digits after the decimal point. This function can be very handy in our daily Excel tasks and can save us a lot of time when we have a lot of data to work with.
How to use ROUNDDOWN Function in Excel – Step By Step Instructions
- To use the ROUNDDOWN function, start by typing “=ROUNDDOWN(“ in the cell where you want the result to appear.
- The ROUNDDOWN function takes two arguments: the number or cell reference that you want to round down and the number of digits you want to keep after the decimal point.
- Select the Cell Reference to a number that you want to round down as the first argument, and then type the number of digits that you want to keep after the decimal point as the second argument.
- Close the brackets and press enter to see the result.
- If you want to apply the ROUNDDOWN function to multiple cells, you can select the cells and use the fill handle to drag the formula down.
The ROUNDDOWN function is a simple yet powerful tool in Excel that allows us to round down a number to a specified number of digits. Using this, we can easily remove the decimal part of a number or reduce the number of digits after the decimal point. This can really save us time and effort when working with large datasets.