# How to Use Excel CEILING.MATH Function?

Excel CEILING.MATH Function: Excel is a spreadsheet program that is developed for WindowsMacAndroid, and iOS. It helps to perform calculations on your PC. The purpose of this software is to do complicated calculations which are difficult to do manually. With the help of this spreadsheet program, you can insert, organize, maintain, manage, and calculate data.

In this tutorial, we will guide you to know the usage of Excel CEILING.MATH Function with its syntax, explanation, and examples. Get an official version of MS Excel from the following link:

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## Explanation of CEILING.MATH Function

• It is one of the built-in functions in Microsoft Excel.
• This function will round the input number to the nearest integer or to the nearest multiple.
• For example, CEILING.MATH(21.6,5) returns the output value as 25.

## Syntax

• Here, you will see the syntax of the CEILING.MATH function.
• To apply this function on your spreadsheet, you have to select a cell and enter the formula in the following format.
• Once you enter the formula, just click on the button to get the result.

=CEILING.MATH(number, [significance], [mode])

Note:
1) If the significance value is a negative number, it will print the rounded output value toward zero.
2) If the significance value is a positive number, it will print the rounded output value away from zero.

Argument Explanation:

• Number – The input number is to be rounded.
• Significance – It is optional. The multiple to use when rounding the number. If you omit this option, it will take 1 as a default value.
• Mode – It is optional. It is used for rounding the negative numbers towards or away from zero. By default, it takes 0.

Note:
1) If any argument is a non-numeric value (letters and special characters) and then it returns #VALUE! Error.
2) By default, the significance is +1 for positive input numbers, and -1 for negative input numbers.

## Examples

Here, we come up with some examples to know how to use CEILING.MATH function in the Excel spreadsheet.

• Initially, you have to open your Excel workbook on your PC and launch a worksheet that has data.
• For example, we have given the input numbers in Column B, significance values in Column C, and mode values in Column D.
• Then, you have to enter the formula in the cell as shown below to get the result.
• After entering the formula, you need to click the button to get the output, as shown below. You can drag down the cell to fill the remaining cells.

## Input that Causes Error

• If any of the arguments such as “Number, Significance, Mode” is a non-numeric value (letters and special characters) and then it returns #VALUE! Error.

## Summary

In this tutorial, you can understand the usage of Excel CEILING.MATH Function with its syntax, explanation, and examples. Share your feedback in the below comment section. To learn more about Excel functions, then visit our webpage Aawexcel.com.

## Video Tutorial

The following video will show you how to apply Excel CEILING.MATH function in the spreadsheet.