aproximate a number

Mikael Olofsson mikael at isy.liu.se
Mon Aug 29 09:38:38 CEST 2005


Michael Sparks wrote:
> def approx(x):
>     return int(x+1.0)

I doubt this is what the OP is looking for.

 >>> approx(3.2)
4
 >>> approx(3.0)
4

Others have pointed to math.ceil, which is most likely what the OP wants.

/Mikael Olofsson
Universitetslektor (Senior Lecturer [BrE], Associate Professor [AmE])
Linköpings universitet

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