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