Learn how to use the Excel TRUNC function with syntax and examples.
The Microsoft Excel TRUNC function returns a number truncated to a specified number of digits.
The syntax for the Microsoft Excel TRUNC function is:
TRUNC( number, [digits] )
number is the number to truncate.
digits is optional. It is the number of decimal places to display in the resulting truncated number. If this parameter is omitted, the TRUNC function will assume 0.
The TRUNC function can be used in the following versions of Microsoft Excel:
The TRUNC function can be used in Microsoft Excel as the following type of function:
Let's look at some Excel TRUNC function examples and explore how to use the TRUNC function as a worksheet function in Microsoft Excel:
Based on the spreadsheet above, the following Excel TRUNC examples would return:
=TRUNC(A1) Result: 662 =TRUNC(A1, 0) Result: 662 =TRUNC(A1, 1) Result: 662.7 =TRUNC(A2, -1) Result: 50 =TRUNC(67.891) Result: 67 =TRUNC(-23.67, 1) Result: -23.6