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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
regards
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Question by:rickyr
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\$var = sprintf"%.2f",\$var;
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One easy way of doing this is:

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

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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???????
regards
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\$var = sprintf"%.2f",\$var;
#or
use POSIX;
\$var = floor(\$var*100+0.5)/100;

perldoc -q round
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ID: 1210151
Thanks for the extra info, ozo.
cheers
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