# Google Sheets EVEN Function

This post will guide you how to use Google Sheets **EVEN **function with syntax and examples.

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**Description**

The Google Sheets EVEN function rounds a given number up to the nearest even integer.

You can use the EVEN function to return the next even integer after rounding a supplied number up in google sheets. 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 Google Sheets and it is categorized as a MATH function**.**

**Syntax**

he 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.

## Google Sheets EVEN Function Examples

The below examples will show you how to use google sheets 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)

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

=EVEN(9)

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

=EVEN(14)

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

=EVEN(-3)