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The FLOOR.PRECISE function returns a number that is rounded down to the nearest integer or to the nearest multiple of significance.

• This function was introduced in Excel 2010 and so is not available in earlier versions.

Syntax

=FLOOR.PRECISE(number,[significance])

Arguments

Argument Description
number The numeric value to be rounded
[significance] Optional. The multiple to which number is to be rounded

 • If [significance] is omitted, its default value is 1

Note: Positive values are rounded towards zero, becoming less positive, and negative values are rounded away from zero, becoming more negative.

Examples

A B C
1 Formula Result Notes
2 =FLOOR.PRECISE(-3.2,-1) -4 Rounds -3.2 down to the nearest multiple of -1
3 =FLOOR.PRECISE(3.2, 1) 3 Rounds 3.2 down to the nearest multiple of 1
4 =FLOOR.PRECISE(-3.2,1) -4 Rounds -3.2 down to the nearest multiple of 1
5 =FLOOR.PRECISE(3.2,-1) 3 Rounds 3.2 down to the nearest multiple of -1

Common Function Error(s)

Problem What went wrong
#VALUE! Occurs if one or both of the supplied arguments are non-numeric