How do I round to the nearest 0.5

I need to round this formula up to the nearest 0.5

{pcrsadd.lec_mins} / 60 / 18

The answer comes out at 0.412, I can round it to 0.4 but it needs to be 0.5

Thank you for your help
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that's the best i can come up wtih. i have only tested it with a few values (ie no negatives), so be careful ;-)

numbervar mynumber := 8.9;
numbervar myremainder := Remainder(mynumber, 0.5);
if ( myremainder < .25) then
  mynumber := mynumber - myremainder
  mynumber := mynumber + 0.5 - myremainder

just pass whaterver value or database field you need into the mynumber variable.
Here is a link to another formula

Formula when changed to round to the .5 is
Round ( {database.field} / .5 , 0 ) * .5


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mlmcc's approach seems far better!
Glad i could help

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