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Is there a way I can have a cell round a number to the the nearest 5? For example, the number 114 would round to 115, or 62 would round to 60

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Use the following formula (example for A1):

=MROUND(A1; 5)
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@Lance Roberts answer picks up on the built in formula for this... but you can also "cheat" your way there as well:

=round(A1/5; 0)*5

In other words, divide the target by 5, round to the nearest whole number, and then multiply by 5.

For your examples, this does:

  • 114/5 = 22.8 -> 23 * 5 = 115
  • 62/5 = 12.4 -> 12 * 5 = 60
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