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SROUND Scientific Rounding. When the fractional part of a number is exactly 0.5 , the function always rounds it to the nearest even number. For example, 0.5 rounds to 0, and 1.5 rounds to 2.

SYNTAX:

SROUND(Cx or Exp, DecimalPlaces)
where :
Cx is a conditional variable x
Exp is a Expression
Decimal Places specifies the number of places after the decial to round the number

NOTES:

If Decimal Places is negative, it will round number to the left of the decimal point.

See also ROUND for standard rounding and SDIGITS significant digits rounding.

EXAMPLES:

V132 = SROUND(C70,0)

In this example, variable 132 will contain the values from variable 70 rounded using the Scientific Rounding method described above:
(Note: The ROUND function's results have been included in the middle column for comparison)

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