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Re: Conversion of Real to Integer

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg3078] Re: Conversion of Real to Integer
  • From: browe at netcom.com (Bill Rowe)
  • Date: Tue, 30 Jan 1996 02:25:39 -0500
  • Organization: none apparent
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wri.com

In article <4efb89$rp7 at dragonfly.wri.com>, TTCJ34A at prodigy.com (DR JOHN C
ERB) wrote:

>In mathematica, how can one emulate the fortran real to integer 
>conversion functions INT ( ) and
>NINT ()?  An example being: INT(3.6) --> 3 and NINT(3.6) --> 4.  Also,
> how does one convert from integer to real?  Thank you.

The functions Floor and Ceiling do what you want. Floor[3.6] --> 3 and
Ceiling[3.6] --> 4.

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