MROUND function

This article describes the formula syntax and usage of the MROUND function in Microsoft Excel.


Returns a number rounded to the desired multiple.


MROUND(number, multiple)

The MROUND function syntax has the following arguments:

  • Number    Required. The value to round.

  • Multiple    Required. The multiple to which you want to round number.


MROUND rounds up, away from zero, if the remainder of dividing number by multiple is greater than or equal to half the value of multiple.


Copy the example data in the following table, and paste it in cell A1 of a new Excel worksheet. For formulas to show results, select them, press F2, and then press Enter. If you need to, you can adjust the column widths to see all the data.




=MROUND(10, 3)

Rounds 10 to the nearest multiple of 3.


=MROUND(-10, -3)

Rounds -10 to the nearest multiple of -3.


=MROUND(1.3, 0.2)

Rounds 1.3 to the nearest multiple of 0.2.


=MROUND(5, -2)

Returns the #NUM! error message because -2 and 5 have different signs.


Applies To: Excel 2016, Excel 2010, Excel Starter, Excel 2013, Excel Online, Excel 2016 for Mac, Excel for Mac 2011, Excel 2007

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