Round: Round Half Away from Zero

Description Usage Arguments Details Value Author(s) References Examples

View source: R/Round.R

Description

This is an ordinary rounding function, so called round half away from zero

Usage

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Round(x, n = 0)

Arguments

x

numeric to be rounded

n

indicating decimal digits

Details

The function round in R base rounds to the even number, i.e. round(0.5) is 0 not 1. If you want rounding 0.5 be 1, you can use this Round function. This function is for the consistency with other software like MS-Excel, SAS.

Value

ordinarily rounded value

Author(s)

Kyun-Seop Bae <k@acr.kr>

References

See wikipedia subject "Rounding"

Examples

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(x = 1:10 - 0.5)
Round(x)
round(x) # compare with the above

Example output

Loading required package: rtf
Loading required package: NonCompart
 [1] 0.5 1.5 2.5 3.5 4.5 5.5 6.5 7.5 8.5 9.5
 [1]  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9 10
 [1]  0  2  2  4  4  6  6  8  8 10

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