round down to nearest number

Chris Kaynor ckaynor at zindagigames.com
Fri Feb 10 02:40:12 CET 2012


On Thu, Feb 9, 2012 at 5:23 PM, noydb <jenn.duerr at gmail.com> wrote:

> hmmm, okay.
>
> So how would you round UP always?  Say the number is 3219, so you want
> 3300 returned.
>

You may want to look into the mathematical floor and ceiling functions[1].
Python exposes them in the math module as floor and ceil[2].

[1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Floor_and_ceiling_functions
[2] http://docs.python.org/library/math.html#math.floor and
http://docs.python.org/library/math.html#math.ceil


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