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FLOOR: Google Sheets Formulae Explained

How do you use FLOOR in Google Sheets?

There are a few ways you can use FLOOR in Google Sheets. The most basic way is to use it as a function to round a number down to the nearest integer. For example, the following formula would return the value 3:

=FLOOR(4.9)

You can also use FLOOR to create a percentage discount. For example, the following formula would return the value 20%:

=FLOOR(100*(A2-B2)/B2)

Finally, you can use FLOOR to calculate a number of days between two dates. For example, the following formula would return the value 3:

=FLOOR((B2-A2)/86400)

What is the syntax of FLOOR in Google Sheets?

The syntax of FLOOR in Google Sheets is to use the function name followed by the number you want to round down to, enclosed in parentheses. For example, the following formula would round the value in cell A1 down to the nearest whole number: =FLOOR(A1)

What is an example of how to use FLOOR in Google Sheets?

The FLOOR function in Google Sheets returns the largest integer that is not greater than the given number. For example, the function FLOOR(5.5) would return 5. The function can be used in a number of ways, including:

- To find the largest whole number that is not greater than a given number: For example, the largest whole number that is not greater than 9 is 9.

- To find the integer portion of a number: For example, the integer portion of 5.5 is 5.

- To find the floor of a number: For example, the floor of 5.5 is 5.

When should you not use FLOOR in Google Sheets?

There are a few instances when you should not use FLOOR in Google Sheets. One is when you are trying to find the median of a list of numbers. In this case, you should use the MEDIAN function. Another instance is when you are trying to find the percentage of a number in a list. In this case, you should use the PERCENTILE function.

What are some similar formulae to FLOOR in Google Sheets?

Formula Description =FLOOR(number, significance) The FLOOR function rounds a number down to the nearest significance number. =CEILING(number, significance) The CEILING function rounds a number up to the nearest significance number. =ROUND(number, significance) The ROUND function rounds a number to the nearest significance number.

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