Rounding Calculator

Enter a number and select a decimal point into the calculator below to round to the nearest value.

Rounding Formula

The formula for rounding is more like a set of logical operators. For example, if you have a number, say 5.6, in the form x.y, the logical operators are as follows:

  • If y is >5, return X+1
  • If y is <5, return X

This can be done for any number of decimal points using the same method.

Rounding Definition

Rounding is the process of increase or decrease a decimal number to a whole number based on a set of rules.

How to round a number?

How to round a number?

  1. First, determine the decimal value.

    For example, in the number 5.6, the decimal is 6.

  2. Determine if the decimal is over or under 5.

    In the example above, 6 is greater than 5.

  3. Finally, round the whole number.

    Take the whole number of 5 and increase it to 6.

FAQ

What is rounding?

Rounding is the process of increase or decrease a decimal number to a whole number based on a set of rules.

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