Excel CEILING Function

The Excel CEILING function returns a given number rounded up to the nearest multiple of a given number of significance. The syntax of the CEILING function is as below:= CEILING (number, significance)…This post will guide you how to use** Excel ROUNDDOWN function** with syntax and examples in Microsoft excel.

### 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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