# MROUND

The MROUND function is used to round a number to the nearest multiple specified by the user. This function is handy for situations where you need values to be adjusted to specific increments or multiples.

## Syntax ๐

=MROUND(`number`

, `multiple`

)

`number` | The number you want to round to the nearest multiple. |

`multiple` | The value to which you want to round the number. |

## About MROUND ๐

When you find yourself in need of precision in rounding numbers to specific intervals or multiples, MROUND in Excel comes to your aid. This function allows you to round a numerical value to the nearest specified multiple, ensuring your data aligns with your desired intervals or increments effectively. It's a simple yet powerful tool for customizing the precision of your calculations based on your requirements, particularly useful in scenarios requiring tailored rounding of figures for financial or statistical analyses. By utilizing MROUND, you can confidently fine-tune your data to fit the necessary granularity, promoting accuracy and consistency in your calculations and reports.

## Examples ๐

If you have a number 842 and you want to round it to the nearest multiple of 50, the MROUND formula would be: =MROUND(842, 50) This would result in 850.

Suppose you have a number 34.78 and you want to round it to the nearest multiple of 5, the MROUND formula would be: =MROUND(34.78, 5) This would result in 35.

## Notes ๐

Ensure that the number and multiple values provided are appropriate for your specific use case to achieve the desired rounding outcome with MROUND. Be mindful of potential impacts on subsequent calculations or analyses that may be influenced by the rounded values.

## Questions ๐

**How does the MROUND function determine which multiple to round a number to?**

The MROUND function rounds a number to the nearest multiple specified by the user. If the number is equidistant to two multiples, it rounds towards the multiple that is farther from zero.

**Can I use the MROUND function to round numbers to decimals or fractions?**

Yes, you can use the MROUND function to round numbers to decimal places or fractions by specifying the desired multiple accordingly. This flexibility allows for customized rounding based on your specific needs.

**Is there a limitation on the size of numbers that can be rounded using the MROUND function?**

The MROUND function can handle a wide range of numerical values for rounding, including integers, decimals, and fractions. There is no inherent limitation on the size of numbers that can be processed, making it a versatile tool for various rounding requirements.