You may round a number to required decimal places, to disappear ###### symbols in cells or if you want to round the nearest major unit, for example, 99.6723 may be changed to 100. For this do the following steps:

**1. **Select the cell to round a number to decimal places.

- Press one by one
**Alt, H & 0**to increase decimal and**Alt, H & 9**to decrease decimal. or - Go to
**Home**tab, click**increase or decrease decimal signs**in**Number**section.

(You may round as many cells as you want by selecting cells first then do as mentioned in step 2)

## Rounding a number by using a function in a formula

You may use ROUND function to round the nearest major unit, for example, suppose you have 475.1234 in cell A1, you may do the following:

For Hundreds, type = **ROUND(A1,-2)** which equals **500**

Result.

For Tens, type = **ROUND(A1,-1)** which equals **480**

For Ones, type = **ROUND(A1,0)** which equals **475**

**ROUNDUP** function also works like **ROUND** function, except it always rounds a number up like 475.1234 to 476.

**ROUNDDOWN **function is used to rounds a number down like 475.1234 to 475.