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Re: Conversion of Real to Integer

  • Subject: [mg3062] Re: Conversion of Real to Integer
  • From: ianc (Ian Collier)
  • Date: 30 Jan 1996 04:40:20 -0600
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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.

Hello,

The functions you want are: Floor, Ceiling and N.

In[1]:=
    Floor[ 3.6 ]
Out[1]=
    3

In[2]:=
    Ceiling[ 3.6 ]
Out[2]=
    4

In[3]:=
    N[3 ]
Out[3]=
    3.

I hope this helps.

--ian

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