# MS Excel: ROUND Function (WS)

This Excel tutorial explains how to use the Excel ROUND function with syntax and examples.

## Description

The Microsoft Excel ROUND function returns a number rounded to a specified number of digits. Please note that the VBA version of the ROUND function has different syntax.

## Syntax

The syntax for the Microsoft Excel ROUND function is:

`ROUND( number, digits )`

### Parameters or Arguments

number is the number to round.

digits is the number of digits to round the number to.

## Applies To

The ROUND function can be used in the following versions of Microsoft Excel:

• Excel 2013, Excel 2011 for Mac, Excel 2010, Excel 2007, Excel 2003, Excel XP, Excel 2000

## Type of Excel Function

The ROUND function can be used in Microsoft Excel as the following type of function:

• Worksheet function (WS)

## Example (as Worksheet Function)

Let's look at some Excel ROUND function examples and explore how to use the ROUND function as a worksheet function in Microsoft Excel:

Based on the spreadsheet above, the following Excel ROUND examples would return:

```=ROUND(A1, 0)
Result: 663

=ROUND(A1, 1)
Result: 662.8

=ROUND(A2, -1)
Result: 50

=ROUND(55.1, -1)
Result: 60

=ROUND(-23.67, 1)
Result: -23.7```
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