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## FLOOR function: Description, Usage, Syntax, Examples and Explanation

What is FLOOR function in Excel? FLOOR function is one of the Math and Trig functions in Microsoft Excel that rounds number down, toward zero, to the nearest multiple of significance. Syntax of FLOOR function FLOOR(number, significance) The FLOOR function syntax has the following arguments: Number: The numeric value you want to round. Significance: The multiple to which you want to…

## How to generate random times at specific intervals in Excel

To generate random times in at specific intervals you can use the RAND function with the FLOOR function. See example below: Formula =FLOOR(RAND(),”0:15″) Explanation In the example shown, the formula in B6 is: =FLOOR(RAND(),”0:15″) which generates a random time at a 15-minute interval. How this formula works The RAND function generates a decimal number between zero and 1. So, you…

## Round time to nearest 15 minutes in Excel

This tutorials shows how to Round time to nearest 15 minutes in Excel. To round a time to the nearest 15 minute interval, you can use the MROUND function, which rounds based on a supplied multiple. Formula =MROUND(time,”0:15″) Explanation In the example shown, the formula in C6 is: =MROUND(B6,”0:15″) How this formula works MROUND rounds to nearest values based on a…

## Round a number up to nearest multiple in Excel

This tutorials shows how to Round a number up to nearest multiple in Excel. If you need to round a number up to the nearest specified multiple (i.e. round a number up to the nearest dollar, up to the nearest \$.25, up to the nearest multiple of 5, etc.) you can use the CEILING function. Formula =CEILING(number,multiple) Explanation In the example, the…

## Round a number down to nearest multiple in Excel

This tutorials shows how to Round a number down to nearest multiple in Excel. If you need to round a number down to the nearest specified multiple (i.e. round a number down to the nearest dollar, down to the nearest \$.25, down to the nearest multiple of 5, etc.) you can use the FLOOR function. Formula =FLOOR(number,multiple) Explanation In the example, the…

## Excel MROUND, CEILING and FLOOR function examples

Find Nearest Multiple in Excel This example illustrates three functions to round numbers to a multiple of x in Excel. The MROUND, CEILING and the FLOOR function. Mround 1. For example, round a number to the nearest multiple of 10. 2. For example, round a number to the nearest multiple of 5. Ceiling The same as MROUND but rounds up. Floor The same as MROUND but rounds down.