# ODD Function in Excel

In this post, you will learn about a simple rounding function, the ODD Function in Excel, how to use it in your excel spreadsheets.

## ODD Function in Excel

This rounds off numbers to the nearest odd number. This function is similar to the other round-off functions in excel, like the Ceiling function and Floor function.

Syntax

`=ODD(number)`

This syntax has a single argument

• number – This argument holds the number to be round off.

## How the ODD Function works in Excel?

• The formula rounds off the number to the nearest odd number.
• The syntax accepts positive, negative and decimal numbers, for non-numeric values the syntax returns #VALUE! error.
• When negative numbers are used the number is round off away from zero.

To start with, enter the numbers in the excel spreadsheet, in a new cell enter the syntax and highlight the number to include it in the formula.

Press enter to display the answer.

In the below step, using the fill handle apply the function to the rest of the data.