# VBScript rounding problem, any, n/a

Can anyone tell me why this displays as "47332" instead of "47333"?

strPrice = "47332.95"
dPrice = cdbl(strPrice)
lensp = len(strPrice)-3
xprice = left(cstr(round(dprice,2)),lensp)
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Commented:
Becuase

dPrice = cdbl(strPrice)
dPrice => 47332.95
round(dprice,2) => 47332.95
cstr(round(dprice,2)) => cstr(47332.95) => 47332.95
left(cstr(round(dprice,2)),lensp) => left(47332.95,5)
xprice = left(cstr(round(dprice,2)),lensp) => 47332

Why are you doing that? Why not just

xprice = round(strPrice, 0)
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Commented:
amit_g is right, you are rounding
47332
because that is
47332.95 minus 3 characters

Just use the alternative that amit_g suggested and it will automatically round the number to zero decimal places.
The Round function: http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/se6f2zfx.aspx

Regards,

Rob.
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Author Commented:
Cause I didn't know what I was doing.
Thanks, both.
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Commented:
No problem dcass....it's all a learning process....we don't mean to come across disrepectful, we were all there once....

Regards,

Rob.
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