How to use the Excel CEILING function

In this article, we will learn about how to use the CEILING function in Excel.

CEILING function is categories as Math or Trig function in excel returns a number rounded up based on a multiple of significance.

In simple words, Excel CEILING function works just like MROUND function in Excel. This function always rounds up to the significant number

=CEILING (number, Significance)

Number: Number to be rounded up.
Significance: Rounded up to a number.

Let’s use this function on the data range shown below.

Here We have 5 positive values and 5 negative values. We will be using different significant numbers.
Use the formula:


Copy the formula in rest of cells to get the whole output using Ctrl + D

As you can see we got different numbers as output because the significance number always varied.

Hope you understood how to use the CEILING function to round the number in Excel. Explore more articles on Excel function here. Please feel free to state your query or feedback for the above article.

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