# MS Excel: ROUNDUP Function (WS)

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

## Description

The Microsoft Excel ROUNDUP function returns a number rounded up to a specified number of digits. (Rounds away from 0.)

## Syntax

The syntax for the ROUNDUP function in Microsoft Excel is:

`ROUNDUP( number, digits )`

### Parameters or Arguments

number
The number to round up.
digits
The number of digits to round the number up to.

## Applies To

The ROUNDUP 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 ROUNDUP 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 ROUNDUP function examples and explore how to use the ROUNDUP function as a worksheet function in Microsoft Excel:

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

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

=ROUNDUP(A1, 1)
Result: 662.8

=ROUNDUP(A2, -1)
Result: 60

=ROUNDUP(55.1, -1)
Result: 60

=ROUNDUP(-23.62, 1)
Result: -23.7```
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