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FLOOR: Excel Formulae Explained

How do you use FLOOR in Excel?

The FLOOR function in Excel returns the largest integer less than or equal to a number. It is a built-in function in Excel that can be accessed by typing "=FLOOR(" into a cell and then selecting the cell with the number you want to use for the function. The function takes one argument, the number you want to floor.

What is the syntax of FLOOR in Excel?

The syntax of the FLOOR function in Excel is as follows: FLOOR(number, significance) The number argument is the value that you want to round down to the nearest significance value. The significance argument is the number of decimal places that you want to round the number to.

What is an example of how to use FLOOR in Excel?

One way to use the FLOOR function in Excel is to calculate the floor of a number. For example, the floor of 9.5 is 9, and the floor of -0.5 is -1. The FLOOR function can also be used to round a number down to the nearest integer. For example, the round down of 9.5 is 9, and the round down of -0.5 is -1.

When should you not use FLOOR in Excel?

There are a few occasions when you should not use FLOOR in Excel. One example is when you are working with negative values. If you use the FLOOR function on a negative number, it will return a value that is one less than the largest negative number that is less than the original number. For example, -5.6 FLOORED would return -6. Another time you should not use FLOOR is when you are working with decimal values. If you use the FLOOR function on a decimal number, it will round the number down to the nearest integer. For example, 1.9 FLOORED would return 1.

What are some similar formulae to FLOOR in Excel?

The Excel function FLOOR returns the largest integer that is equal to or less than a given number. The Excel function ROUND returns the nearest integer to a given number. The Excel function INT returns the largest integer that is equal to or less than a given number.

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