Round up or down a sum

Posted on 2008-10-07
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Last Modified: 2012-06-22
I want to round numbers to a specific format, to 1 decimal place, eg

1345 rounds to 1.3
998 rounds to 1.0
1190 rounds to 1.2 etc

can anybody help?
Question by:markmchugh
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by:Cornelia Yoder
ID: 22658709
$rounded = round($original/1000, 1);
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Expert Comment

by:Richard Quadling
ID: 22658706
number_format(round($i_Value / 1000, 1), 1)

will return the number as you want.


Expert Comment

ID: 22658727
Here, try this:
$number = 998;
echo number_format($number/1000, 1);

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Richard Quadling earned 2000 total points
ID: 22658918
yodercm, 998 will become 1 rather than the required 1.0

1345 becomes RAQ:1.3 yodercm:1.3 jericotolentino:1.3
998 becomes RAQ:1.0 yodercm:1 jericotolentino:1.0
1190 becomes RAQ:1.2 yodercm:1.2 jericotolentino:1.2

$values = array(1345, 998, 1190);
foreach($values as $value) {
	echo $value, ' becomes ', 
		'RAQ:', number_format(round($value / 1000, 1), 1), ' ',
		'yodercm:', round($value / 1000, 1), ' ',
		'jericotolentino:', number_format($value / 1000, 1),

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top reply...lol


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