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CEILING.MATH: Google Sheets Formulae Explained

How do you use CEILING.MATH in Google Sheets?

CEILING.MATH is a function in Google Sheets that rounds a number up to the nearest integer or specific number of decimal places. For example, CEILING.MATH(3.14, 1) would return 4, and CEILING.MATH(3.14, 2) would return 3.14.

What is the syntax of CEILING.MATH in Google Sheets?

The CEILING.MATH function in Google Sheets takes a single numeric input and returns the smallest integer that is greater than or equal to the input. The function's syntax is CEILING.MATH(number), where "number" is the input that you want to round up to the nearest integer.

What is an example of how to use CEILING.MATH in Google Sheets?

CEILING.MATH is a function in Google Sheets that rounds a number up to the nearest integer. For example, CEILING.MATH(3.14,1) would return 4, and CEILING.MATH(-3.14,1) would return -4. This function can be used to easily round numbers in formulas or to quickly create a table of rounded values.

When should you not use CEILING.MATH in Google Sheets?

There are a few occasions when you should not use CEILING.MATH in Google Sheets. One instance would be when you are working with a large data set, as the function may not always be able to complete the calculation in a timely manner. Additionally, CEILING.MATH should not be used when calculating percentages, as it may not always produce an accurate result.

What are some similar formulae to CEILING.MATH in Google Sheets?

In Google Sheets, there are a few similar formulae to CEILING.MATH. CEILING.PRECISE is one such formula, which rounds a number to the nearest integer or specific number of decimal places. Another formula, ROUNDDOWN, rounds a number down to the nearest integer. ROUNDUP does the opposite, rounding a number up to the nearest integer. Finally, INT does the same as CEILING.MATH, rounding a number up to the nearest integer.

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