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Hello all,

Need your help...

My objective is to format the remainder of 2 numbers that were divided to a two-number format.

For example, in cell B3 I have $7.47 and I am dividing by 31 (days in a month) (in cell D3) and then gettting the remainder of 0.240967741935484. I would like to be able to just format the remainder to .025 (basically rounding it up the next highest number.

Can you please help?

FOR YOUR INFORMATION - D3 has the formula of =IMDIV(B3,31). Don't know if that's right or not.

Thanks in advance all.

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