This Excel tutorial explains how to use the Excel FLOOR function with syntax and examples.
The Microsoft Excel FLOOR function returns a number rounded down based on a multiple of significance.
The syntax for the Microsoft Excel FLOOR function is:
FLOOR( number, significance )
Note: If the sign of the number and the significance parameters are different, the FLOOR function will return the #NUM! error.
The FLOOR function can be used in the following versions of Microsoft Excel:
The FLOOR function can be used in Microsoft Excel as the following type of function:
Let's look at some Excel FLOOR function examples and explore how to use the FLOOR function as a worksheet function in Microsoft Excel:
Based on the Excel spreadsheet above, the following FLOOR examples would return:
=FLOOR(A1, 1) Result: 169 =FLOOR(A1, 0.05) Result: 169.65 =FLOOR(A2, 0.05) Result: 169.6 =FLOOR(A3, 2) Result: 2 =FLOOR(A4, 2) Result: #NUM! =FLOOR(-4.5, -1) Result: -4
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