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Round up function in cobol

 
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dinesh_agarwal

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 25, 2006 5:55 pm    Post subject: Round up function in cobol
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guys i have a problem in coding...if one of my variables comes out to be 3.01 i need to round it up to 4. please tell me if there is any cobol
verb is there for it?
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 25, 2006 8:28 pm    Post subject: Re: is there any round up function in cobol?
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dinesh_agarwal,

I don't know of anything native to COBOL that will round up as you want. However, you cam add .5 to the value and us the standard rounding and accomplish this.

3.01 + .5 = 3.51 rounded = 4.0

3.99 + .5 = 4.49 rounded = 4.0

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