# Excel ROUNDDOWN Function

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### Description

The Excel ROUNDDOWN function round the number down to the specified number of digits. So you can use this function to round a given number down towards zero to a specified number of decimal point.

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

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

### Syntax

The syntax of the ROUNDDOWN function is as below:

`=ROUNDDOWN (number, num_digits)`

Where the ROUNDDOWN function arguments are:

• number -This is a required argument. Any real number that you want to round down.
• num_digits – This is a required argument. The number of digits to which numbe you wnat to round down.

Note:

• If num_digits argument is greater than 0, then the number is rounded down to the specified number of digits. So it will round down to the right of the decimal point.
• If num_digits argument is equal to 0, then the number is rounded down to the nearest integer.
• If num_digits argument is less than 0, then the number is rounded down to the left of the decimal point.

### Excel ROUNDDOWN Function Examples

The below examples will show you how to use Excel ROUNDDOWN Function to round a given number down to a specified number of decimal point.

1# to round a number 4.3 down to zero decimal places, enter the following formula in Cell B1.

`=ROUNDDOWN(4.3,0)`

2# to round a number 89.8 down to zero decimal places, enter the following formula in Cell B2.

`=ROUNDDOWN(89.8,0)`

3# to round a number 5.4329 down to two decimal places, enter the following formula in Cell B3.

`=ROUNDDOWN(5.432,2)`

4# to round a number 25.632 down to one decimal places to the left of the decimal point, enter the following formula in Cell B4.

`=ROUNDDOWN(25.632,-1)`

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