FLOOR.PRECISE Function in Excel

FLOOR.PRECISE Function in Excel rounds a supplied number down(regardless of the significance’s sign), to the nearest multiple of a given number.

  • Positive values are rounded towards zero (which becomes less positive)
  • Negative numbers are rounded away from zero(which becomes more negative)

 

Syntax of FLOOR.PRECISE Function in Excel

FLOOR.PRECISE( number, [significance])

number – The Number to be rounded down

significance– Multiple of Significance to which the number has to be rounded to

Note: the arithmetic sign of the [significance] argument is ignored.

 

Example of FLOOR.PRECISE Function in Excel

Formula

FLOOR.PRECISE Function in Excel 1

  • 15.25 with significance 1 and -1 will result in 15
  • -15.25 with significance 1 and -1 will result in -16
  • FLOOR.PRECISE rounds down regardless of significance sign, which means that there is no difference between -1 and 1 of significance values

So the result will be

Result

FLOOR.PRECISE Function in Excel 2

Note: #VALUE! Error occurs if the supplied arguments are non-numeric.

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