Excel EVEN function

This post will guide you how to use Excel EVEN function with syntax and examples in Microsoft excel.

Description

The Excel EVEN function rounds a given number up to the nearest even integer. So you can use the EVEN function to return the next even integer after rounding a supplied number up. The returned value is away from zero. It means that if the number is a positive value and the return value will become larger and if the number is a negative value, the return value will become smaller.

The EVEN function is a build-in function in Microsoft Excel and it is categorized as a Math and Trigonometry Function.

The EVEN function in Excel 2016, Excel 2013, Excel 2010, Excel 2007, Excel 2003, Excel XP, Excel 2000, Excel 2011 for Mac.

Syntax

The syntax of the EVEN function is as below:

=EVEN (number)

Where the EVEN function arguments is:

  • number -This is a required argument. . A numeric value that you want to round up to the nearest even integer.

Note:

  • If the number argument is not numeric value, the EVEN function will return the #VALUE! Error.

Excel EVEN Function Examples

The below examples will show you how to use Excel EVEN Function to round up a given number to the nearest even integer.

1# to round 2.5 up to the nearest even integer, enter the following formula in Cell B1.

=EVEN(2.5)

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2# to round 9 to the nearest even integer, enter the following formula in Cell B2.

=EVEN(9)

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3# to round 14 up to the nearest even integer, enter the following formula in Cell B3.

=EVEN(14)

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4# to round -3 up to the nearest even integer, enter the following formula in Cell B4.

=EVEN(-3)

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