# ODD

Returns number rounded up to the nearest odd integer.

## Syntax

```
ODD(number)
```

#### Parameters

Term | Definition |
---|---|

number | Required. The value to round. |

## Return value

Returns number rounded up to the nearest odd integer.

## Remarks

If number is nonnumeric, ODD returns the #VALUE! error value.

Regardless of the sign of number, a value is rounded up when adjusted away from zero. If number is an odd integer, no rounding occurs.

## Example

Formula | Description | Result |
---|---|---|

=ODD(1.5) | Rounds 1.5 up to the nearest odd integer. | 3 |

=ODD(3) | Rounds 3 up to the nearest odd integer. | 3 |

=ODD(2) | Rounds 2 up to the nearest odd integer. | 3 |

=ODD(-1) | Rounds -1 up to the nearest odd integer. | -1 |

=ODD(-2) | Rounds -2 up (away from 0) to the nearest odd integer. | -3 |