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Change 88.5454675463 to 88.55

Posted on 1999-01-16
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Hi....
$var = 88.5454675463;
#How do I change it so that.....
$var = 88.55; #2 decimal places
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Question by:rickyr
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by:ozo
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$var = sprintf"%.2f",$var;
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by:essuu
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One easy way of doing this is:

$var=(int($var*100)/100);


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by:rickyr
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Hi.....
If $var = 85.568 then the 6 doesn't get rounded up to a 7.
But even if it did work, Ozo was here first, so he should get the points. (sorry).
Where are you ozo???????
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$var = sprintf"%.2f",$var;
#or
use POSIX;
$var = floor($var*100+0.5)/100;


see also:
perldoc -q round
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by:rickyr
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Thanks for the extra info, ozo.
cheers
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