# How to use the Excel INT function

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

The INT function returns the Integer part of the value.
Syntax:

=INT (number)

The function returns a value error if any text is input as argument.

Let’s understand this function using it an example. Use the formula:

=INT(A2) Copy the formula in other cells to get the integer part from the value. Some observational results

1. =INT(-9.1) returns -10, use TRUNC function to get the -9 as a result.
2. =INT(abc) returns the value error.
3. =INT(date & time) returns date as value. Excel considers the date as an integer and in date numbers and time part in decimals. To get time for new cell use (date & time_ value) - (date_value).

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