MROUND

Returns a number rounded to the desired multiple.

Syntax

MROUND(<number>, <multiple>)  

Parameters

Term Definition
number The number to round.
multiple The multiple of significance to which you want to round the number.

Return value

A decimal number.

Remarks

MROUND rounds up, away from zero, if the remainder of dividing number by the specified multiple is greater than or equal to half the value of multiple.

Example: Decimal Places

The following expression rounds 1.3 to the nearest multiple of .2. The expected result is 1.4.

= MROUND(1.3,0.2)  

Example: Negative Numbers

The following expression rounds -10 to the nearest multiple of -3. The expected result is -9.

= MROUND(-10,-3)  

Example: Error

The following expression returns an error, because the numbers have different signs.

= MROUND(5,-2)  

Math and Trig functions
ROUND function
ROUNDUP function
ROUNDDOWN function
MROUND function
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