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FUNCTION: 20px-Function.png ceil(number)

Returns the smallest integer greater than or equal to number. number may be a floating point number, and an integer result is returned.

Related Topics: fdiv(), floor(), idiv(), mod(), round(), trunc().


> say ceil(5)
You say "5"
> say ceil(5.2)
You say "6"
> say ceil(5.8)
You say "6"
> say ceil(-5)
You say "-5"
> say ceil(-5.2)
You say "-5"

(--Soylent 00:56, 3 December 2005 (EST))