round down


round down
To round (a number) to the greatest integer that is not greater than it, or to some other lower value, especially a whole number of hundreds, thousands, etc.

The total is $25,715 but to keep the figures simple, Ill round it down to $25,000.

See Also: round off, round out

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  • round — round1 [ raund ] adjective *** 1. ) shaped like a circle or a ball: Don t worry if the balls of dough aren t perfectly round. A round table will seat more people than a square one. Which hairstyles would look good with a round face like mine? 2.… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Round-off error — For the acrobatic movement, roundoff, see Roundoff. A round off error, also called rounding error, is the difference between the calculated approximation of a number and its exact mathematical value. Numerical analysis specifically tries to… …   Wikipedia


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