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Rounding Time in Excel

Rounding time in Excel is a common task that can be performed a number of ways. The most common way to round time is to use the ROUND function, which rounds a number to a specified number of decimal places. For example, if you want to round time to the nearest minute, you would use the ROUND function like this:

=ROUND(A1,0)

This would round the time in cell A1 to the nearest minute. If the time in cell A1 was 12:34:56, the result would be 12:35:00. If the time in cell A1 was 12:35:01, the result would also be 12:35:00.

You can also use the ROUND function to round time to other increments, such as seconds or hours. To do this, you would just need to change the number of decimal places that you're rounding to. For example, if you wanted to round time to the nearest second, you would use the ROUND function like this:

=ROUND(A1,1)

If you wanted to round time to the nearest hour, you would use the ROUND function like this:

=ROUND(A1,2)

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