ISO.CEILING Function in Excel

ISO.CEILING Function in Excel rounds a supplied number up (regardless of the significance’s sign), to the nearest multiple of a given number. (According to ISO standards)

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

 

Syntax of ISO.CEILING Function in Excel

ISO.CEILING( number, [significance])

number – The Number to be rounded up

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 ISO.CEILING Function in Excel

Formula

ISO.CEILING Function in Excel 1

  • 15.25 with significance 1 and -1 will result in 16
  • -15.25 with significance 1 and -1 will result in -15
  • ISO.CEILING rounds up regardless of significance sign, which means that there is no difference between -1 and 1 of significance values
Result

ISO.CEILING Function in Excel 2

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

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