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Calculate the Floor and Ceiling values in R Programming – floor() and ceiling() Function
  • Last Updated : 03 Jun, 2020

floor() function in R Language returns the largest integer that is smaller than or equal to value passed to it as argument(i.e : rounds downs to the nearest integer).

Syntax: floor(x)

Parameter:
x: Value to be rounded off

Example 1:




# R program to calculate floor value 
    
# Using floor() method 
answer1 <- floor(1.2
answer2 <- floor(1.5
answer3 <- floor(2.6
answer4 <- floor(-2.6
    
print(answer1) 
print(answer2) 
print(answer3) 
print(answer4) 

Output:



1
1
2
-3

ceiling() Function

ceiling() function in R Language returns the smallest integer that is greater than or equal to the value passed to it as argument(i.e : rounds up to the nearest integer).

Syntax: ceiling(x)

Parameter:
x: Value to be rounded off

Example 1:




# R program to calculate ceiling value 
    
# Using ceiling() method 
answer1 <- ceiling(1.2
answer2 <- ceiling(1.5
answer3 <- ceiling(2.6
answer4 <- ceiling(-2.6
    
print(answer1) 
print(answer2) 
print(answer3) 
print(answer4) 

Output:

2
2
3
-2
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