Rounding Up

atmospheric

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How can I round up the result of a formula to it's nearest 0.5?, and where am I going wrong with:

=MROUND(A1,0.5) where A1=1.46

Thanks in advance
 

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I'd like the results to be:

1.46 to equal 1.5
7.09 to equal 7.5
15.65 to equal 16
78.78 to equal 79 etc

i.e. rounding the results UP to either the next .5 or whole number

HTH
 
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That works perfectly Brian, thanks.

Going back to my original question though, why can't I use MROUND? Or, to put it another way, What does MROUND do?
 
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MROUND rounds to the nearest multiple (it rounds up and down).

But you want to round up to a multiple which is different.

For example:
7.09 with MROUND would round to 7 because it is closer to 7 than it is to 7.5
 
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Thanks Hotpepper. I went back to the Excel Helpfile AGAIN...the reason it wouldn't work for me was that I didn't have the Analysis Toolpack loaded. The results as you describe are what I expected.

Thanks for everyones help.
 
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