FLOOR function in Excel

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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… read more »

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… read more »

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)… read more »

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)… read more »

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… read more »

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