In this article we will learn how we can round the numbers to thousands in Microsoft Excel 2010.
To round the numbers in thousands we can use Custom Format and Round function in Microsoft Excel 2010 and 2013.
We can round the numbers in Thousands from the 2 different ways.
1st Custom Format
2nd Round Function
Custom Format:- We can use Custom Number Format, to display a Number in thousands or Display it in some Color. It’s a tool from in old versions of excel when there was no Conditional Formatting option in Excel. All conditional options are performed by using Custom Number Format.
To round the number to thousands we will use the Custom Format.
Let’s take an example and understand how we can round the numbers to thousands.
We have categorized Income data. In which column D contains City Name, column E contains Gender and column F contains Income in $. We want to format income in thousands.
To Round the income in thousands follow below given steps:-
Note: – When we add the total sometimes it may not appear to add up. In the above example, if we have 10 cells with amounts of 5301000 and total them, the total will show 53010. This total appears to be wrong.
You can use Round function to ignore this problem.
ROUND: – This function is used to round a number to a specified number of digits.
Syntax of “ROUND” function: =ROUND (number, num_digits)
Example: Cell A1 contains the number 456.25
=ROUND(A1, 0), function will return 456
Let’s understand with a simple exercise. Insert a column in the salary data.
This is the way we can round the number in thousands by using the formula and Custom Format in Microsoft Excel.
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