This article describes the formula syntax and usage of the EVEN function in Microsoft Excel.

## Purpose

Rounds a number up to the nearest even integer.

## Sample Usage

EVEN(3)

EVEN(-0.6)

EVEN(A2)

## Syntax

EVEN(value)

- value – The value to round to the next greatest even number.
- If value is negative, it will be rounded down to the next negative even number with greater absolute value.

## Example:

Result | Formula |

828 | =EVEN(826.745) |

-112 | =EVEN(-110.2) |

112 | =EVEN(110.2) |