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Excel 2016 - IF statement with a round down formula

Frank .S
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Hi Experts, i need this ifstatement to be modified so that when a result = a negative qty, instead of rounding up, to round down.
So if the result is a positive qty then round up otherwise round down.
Is there a way in this formula to do this?

=IF(D9="","",ROUNDUP((D9/$G$5*C9)+G9%,0)*ROUNDUP((E9/$H$5*C9)+G9%,0))
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byundtMechanical Engineer
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It would have been helpful to see the workbook so we could tell which numbers might be negative. Absent that information, I put each ROUNDUP in an IF function testing whether its parameter was negative. If positive, ROUNDUP. If negative, ROUNDDOWN.

=IF(D9="","",IF((D9/$G$5*C9+G9%)>=0,ROUNDUP((D9/$G$5*C9)+G9%,0),ROUNDDOWN((D9/$G$5*C9)+G9%,0))*IF((E9/$H$5*C9+G9%)>=0,ROUNDUP((E9/$H$5*C9)+G9%,0),ROUNDDOWN(E9/$H$5*C9+G9%,0)))

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Frank .SBuilding Estimator

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sorry, i have attached the wksht for your reference, col 'c' is what is required to have this formula round down if a negative qty.
wall---floor-tiles-worksheet_1.xlsx
byundtMechanical Engineer
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I believe your waste percentage is being calculated incorrectly. I think it should be CalculatedQuantity*(1+G7%).

If all you need to worry about is cell C7*D7*E7 = F7 being negative, you may use ROUNDUP with the absolute value of the quantity, then multiply that by the + or - sign of cell F7.
=IF(D7="","",SIGN(F7)*ROUNDUP(ABS(D7/$G$5*C7)*(1+G7%),0)*ROUNDUP(ABS(E7/$H$5*C7)*(1+G7%),0))

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wall---floor-tiles-worksheet_1.xlsx
Frank .SBuilding Estimator

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basically all i need in the formula if negative is for it to round down otherwise roundup, has this been added to the worksheet if so in what cell?
byundtMechanical Engineer
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I put that feature in cells H7:H12
Frank .SBuilding Estimator

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i have tried a number of combinations with the formula you have in column h7:h12 but the rounddown qty result is wrong.. cell H9 should = 2
1.00 / 0.4 = 2.5, rounded down to 2
0.5 / 0.4= 1.25 rounded down to 1
therefore 2x1=2

please check formula.
wall---floor-tiles-worksheet_2.xlsx
byundtMechanical Engineer
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I can produce your requested answers using:
=IF(D7="","",CEILING(SIGN(F7)*ABS(D7/$G$5*C7)*(1+G7%),1)*CEILING(SIGN(F7)*ABS(E7/$H$5*C7)*(1+G7%),1))

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Note that at most one of the three values C7, D7 and E7 may be negative. If two of them are negative, you will round up rather than down.
wall---floor-tiles-worksheet_2.xlsx
Frank .SBuilding Estimator

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hi byundt, F9 is a negative so H9 should also be shown as negative, therefore the qty should equal -2 not positive. could you please change your formula?
otherwise the total in H13 will be wrong because it will add the negative qtys instead of deducting them.
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=IF(D7="","",SIGN(F7)*CEILING(SIGN(F7)*ABS(D7/$G$5*C7)*(1+G7%),1)*CEILING(SIGN(F7)*ABS(E7/$H$5*C7)*(1+G7%),1))

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wall---floor-tiles-worksheet_2.xlsx
Frank .SBuilding Estimator

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Commented:
very prompt reply & solution, thankyou