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# How to round a decimal

Posted on 2011-09-27
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I use this in SQL :

Price = round(Price * 1.08, 2)

I need to do the same thing in C# for a Decimal field "Price".
How do I do this?   thanks
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Question by:MikeMCSD
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There are several Round() functions in System.Decimal.
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Éric Moreau earned 250 total points
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have you tried:

Price = Math.Round(Price * 1.08, 2)
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thanks . .  I'm getting an error "operand * can't be applied to decimal . . .".

pv.Price = Math.Round((pv.Price * 1.08), 2);

any work around for that?

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Bill Nolan earned 250 total points
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Assuming pv.Price is a decimal:

pv.Price = Math.Round((pv.Price * 1.08m), 2);

or

pv.Price = Decimal.Round((pv.Price * 1.08m), 2);
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excellent, . . thanks
good one Slim ..  I forgot about the "m" thing.

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You also seemed to forget about my first post :)
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