# Excel ROUNDUP Function

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

### Description

The Excel ROUNDUP function rounds the number up to a specified number of decimal places. It will round away from 0.

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

The ROUNDUP 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 ROUNDUP function is as below:

`=ROUNDUP (number, num_digits)`

Where the ROUNDUP function arguments are:

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

Note:

• The behaves of ROUNDUP like the ROUND function, the only different is that it always rounds a number up.
• If num_digits argument is greater than 0, then the number is rounded up to the specified number of digits. So it will round up to the right of the decimal point.
• If num_digits argument is equal to 0, then the number is rounded up to the nearest integer.
• If num_digits argument is less than 0, then the number is rounded up to the left of the decimal point.

### Excel ROUNDUP Function Examples

The below examples will show you how to use Excel ROUNDUP Function to round up a number away from 0.

1# to round a number 4.5 up to zero decimal places, enter the following formula in Cell B1.

`=ROUNDUP(4.5,0)` 2# to round a number 42.5 up to zero decimal places, enter the following formula in Cell B2.

`=ROUNDUP(42.5,0)` 3# to round a number 5.432 up to two decimal places, enter the following formula in Cell B3.

`=ROUNDUP(5.432,2)` 4# to round a number -5.432 up to one decimal places, enter the following formula in Cell B4.

`=ROUNDUP(-5.432,1)` 5# to round a number 4324.632 up to two decimal places to the left of the decimal point, enter the following formula in Cell B5.

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