Welcome to round to the nearest integer. Here we discuss the rounding of numbers to the nearest integer, along with many examples.In this article you can also find a state-of-the-art rounding calculator a few lines below.Additionally included is a related quiz. If you are happy with our information, please hit the share buttons.
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Round to the Nearest Integer Calculator
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- Round 96 to the Nearest Integer
- Round 94.379 to the Nearest Integer
- Round 4.996 to the Nearest Integer
What is the Nearest Integer?The nearest integer of a decimal number is the value of that number once it has been rounded to the nearest counting number (a number without decimals or fractional parts, such as -1,0,1,2, …) depending on the value of the first digit (the tenths place located to the right of the decimal separator).
Frequently Asked Questions
How to round to the nearest integer?
If the value of the first digit place is less than five, simply remove the decimal separator and all digits. Else, increase the whole number ones place value by 1 and truncate the decimal point and the digits to the right of it.
What does round your answer to the nearest integer mean?
It means determining the whole number, a number with no decimal places and no fractional parts, which is closest to the input number you deal with.
How do you round a fraction to the nearest integer?
If the nominator of the proper fraction is equal or greater than half the denominator, round up to the nearest counting number. Else round down.
What is 8.5 rounded to the nearest integer?
As the first digit place value of 8.5 is 5, increase the digit in the integer ones place by 1, and then truncate the decimal separator and all digits after the whole number’s place: 8.5 → 9.
How do you round off to nearest integer?
If the first decimal value after the decimal point is equal to or greater than 5, round up to the nearest whole number. Else round down.
How to Round to the Nearest Integer?To round a decimal number to the nearest integer examine the value of its first decimal digit. If the value is equal to 5 or greater, increase the value in the integers ones place by 1 and eliminate all digits. If the value is equal to 4 or less, simply remove all the digits and the decimal separator.For example:
- 1.36: The first digit’s value is 3, so we round down: 1.36 → 1
- 15.8: The first decimal value is 8, so we round up: 15.8 → 16
- 11 Nothing to be done, the tenths’ value is 0.
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