Round to a Specific Decimal for Any Number in Excel

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Round each number to a specific decimal number. This works for numbers that don't already have a decimal and ones that do have a decimal.

To do this, we will use the TRUNC() function in Excel.

=TRUNC(A1)+.49

A1 is the cell that has the number that we want to "round" and .49 is the decimal that we want the number to have.

In Excel it looks like this:

With this result:

This works on cells that already have a decimal and ones that don't.

The TRUNC() function simply removes any decimal part of the number and then you add whatever decimal you want.

Notes

Download the attached file to work with these examples in Excel.


Excel Function: TRUNC()
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