# Round function

To use this function, choose Calc > Calculator.

Rounds a number up based on the number of decimal places you specify. For example, the number 2.3572 becomes:
• 2 when rounded to the nearest whole number
• 2.4 when rounded to one decimal place (or the nearest tenth)
• 2.36 when rounded to two decimal places (or the nearest hundredth)
• 2.357 when rounded to three decimal places (or the nearest thousandth)
###### Tip

Use the Floor function to round down. Use the Ceiling function to round up.

## Syntax

ROUND(number,decimals)

For number, specify the number or column of numbers you want to round. For decimals, specify the number of places to round to.
• If decimals = 0, the number is rounded to the nearest integer.
• If decimals > 0, the number is rounded to the specified number of decimal places after the decimal point.
• If decimals < 0, the number is rounded to 1 minus the specified number of place values to the left of the decimal point.

## Examples

Calculator expression Result
ROUND (2.136, 0) 2
ROUND (2.136, 1) 2.1
ROUND (2.136, 2) 2.14
ROUND (−2.136, 1) −2.1
ROUND (253.6, −1) 250
ROUND (253.6, −2) 300
###### Note

If you round a column and store the results within that same column, you cannot get back the full decimal expression.

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