Round down a float

Hi all,
I tried using print("%.2f" % 15.055) but the output rounded up to 15.06
How should I do to get an output of 15.05 instead of 15.06?
crazy4sAsked:
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-Richard-Connect With a Mentor Commented:
Basically, what you want is a number rounded down with two decimal places.  Multiplying X by 100, taking the floor, and dividing by 100, accomplishes that.  If youwant 3 decimal places, then use 1000; four, 10000; etc.

There is probably a more elegant way to accomplish this, but this method is mathematically correct and it's not hard, so what the heck!   :-)
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-Richard-Commented:
x = 15.055
print("%.2f" % (floor(x*100)/100))
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crazy4sAuthor Commented:
looks great to me!
Thanks!
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