# Excel INT Function

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**What is EXCEL INT FUNCTION**

The Excel INT Function is listed under Microsoft Excel's Maths Functions category. **It returns the integer part of a decimal number.** In simple words, it rounds down the number by removing its decimals and returns only the integer part of the number.

**How to use it**

To learn how to use the INT function in Excel, you need to understand its syntax and arguments:

**Syntax**

INT(number)

**Arguments**

**number:**Number you want to round down to the nearest integer.

**Notes**

- It will round down both positive or negative numbers.

**Example**

To master the INT function we need to try it out in an example and below is one which you can try out:

In the below example, we have rounded 9.9 to 9 and 8.9 to 8. You can use this rounding function to remove decimals from the numbers.

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