excel help please

  tonyq 11:47 11 Apr 2008
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Hi All,
please could someone tell if it is possible and if so how to do the following in Excel 2003. I have a list of numbers e.g 1 to 30,I am wanting to multiply these numbers by 0.750 (which I have been able to do) then I need anything below .5 to go to the lower full number.
Anything that is .5 and above rounded up to the next higher full number.
e.g
1 x 0.750 = 0.750 rounded up to 1
7 x 0.750 = 5.250 rounded down to 5

  Picklefactory 11:53 11 Apr 2008

=ROUND(B4*0.75,0)
If I've understood correctly, if you put that in your result cell it should round to nearest integer.
Is that what you meant?

  Picklefactory 11:54 11 Apr 2008

Should have mentioned I used B4 as source cell and had formula in C4, you can simply click and drag formula down your column.

  tonyq 12:16 11 Apr 2008

Picklefactory
thank you that's just what I needed.
Another problem I have and cannot seem to find how to overcome using the "Help"
is when I type 3/4 into a cell it wants to class this as a "Date" please could you tell me how I stop it doing this.

  VoG II 12:19 11 Apr 2008

Format the cell as Text before entering 3/4 or type '3/4

  Picklefactory 12:20 11 Apr 2008

It will see the / as a delineator for a date eg 3/4/08 if you want to enter a fractional figure eg ¾, then just use =3/4 and the = will make it a sum. It will display as 0.75.

  tonyq 13:39 11 Apr 2008

Picklefactory/VoG™
thank you both for your help.

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