# ec_nearbyint

Last updated March 2020

## Name

ec_nearbyint — round to the nearest integer based on rounding direction

## Synopsis

`ec_nearbyint`

{ * number* }

## Description

`ec_nearbyint`

rounds the given number to the nearest integer based on rounding direction.

```
$a = 65.43;
$b = -41.65;
$c = 43;
$nearbyinta = ec_nearbyint $a;
$nearbyintb = ec_nearbyint $b;
$nearbyintc = ec_nearbyint $c;
#nearbyinta is 65.000000
#nearbyintb is -42.000000
#nearbyintc is 43.000000
```

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