Asked by karim
on 29 Apr 2013

i want a programme to approximate decimal to number

EX:

if I have 2.1 or 2.3 or 2.3 or 2.4

I want the answer to be 2

and if i have 2.5 till to 2.9

I want the answer to be 3

but the number is variable

I mean (2) can be 1,2,3,4,.....and so on

any number i can enter it

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Answer by the cyclist
on 29 Apr 2013

Edited by the cyclist
on 29 Apr 2013

Accepted answer

Do you just need the round() function?

>> round(2.3)

ans =

2

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Walter Roberson
on 29 Apr 2013

myround( input('Enter number to be rounded') )

karim
on 29 Apr 2013

Thanks i solve it

yourVariable=input('yourVariable='); roundedNumber = round(yourVariable)

But i want to know also

how this code working

function r = myround(x) r = round(x); end

and then

myround(2.3)

Jan Simon
on 29 Apr 2013

@Karim: Here the code is saved to a "function". The Getting Started chapters of the documentation explain the using of functions exhaustively, such that it is recommended to read them. It is not the job of the forum to repeat the basics, when all required information are found in the docs already.

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