How to Use Rounddown Function in Excel

In this article, we will learn how to use ROUNDOWN function in Excel.

ROUNDDOWN function Round downs the numbers from 1-9. Unlike Round function, round down the numbers less than 5. It takes 2 arguments

  1. The Number and
  2. Up to digit, we need to round up.


=ROUNDDOWN(number, num_digit)

Let’s use them in some examples to see how it works.
In one Column there are Numbers and in other, there are num_digits up to which the number to be rounded down.
Use the formula in C2 cell.


Here in C2 cell, the number will be round off to 1 decimal place.
As you can see 2.4 is rounded DOWN to 1 decimal place.
Copy the formula using Ctrl + D taking the first cell till the last cell needed formula.
As you can see

  1. First 3 cells are rounded down upto 1, 2 and 3 decimal places respectively.
  2. In C5, The number is rounded down to the nearest whole number.
  3. The last 2 cells are rounded down to the nearest 10 and 100 respectively.
To get the number rounded down upto the nearest whole number, 0 is used default as num_digit

Hope you understood how to use ROUNDDOWN function in Excel. Explore more articles on ROUND and ROUNDUP function here. State your queries in the comment box below.

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