Re: Can you round number to the nearest x?

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg24908] Re: [mg24871] Can you round number to the nearest x?*From*: BobHanlon at aol.com*Date*: Sun, 20 Aug 2000 01:34:56 -0400 (EDT)*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

In a message dated 8/19/2000 4:58:38 AM, owenzooey at my-deja.com writes: >Looking through the standard functions I cannot find a way to round a >number to the nearest 5 or 10 or whatever. Is there a somewhat simple >way to do this before I do it the hard way? genRound[x_, incr_:1] := incr*Round[x/incr] Table[{x = 100*Random[], Round[x] == genRound[x], genRound[x, 0.25], genRound[x, 0.1], genRound[x, 5], genRound[x, 10]}, {10}] // TableForm Bob Hanlon