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RE: How to round a floating point to nearest 10?

>>round(76.1, -2)
>>round(76.1, -1)
builtin function round, will work for you......
Help on built-in function round in module __builtin__:
round(number[, ndigits]) -floating point number

Round a number to a given precision in decimal digits (default 0 digits).
This always returns a floating point number. Precision may be negative.

good luck..

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Sent: Saturday, August 09, 2008 5:54 PM
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Subject: Re: How to round a floating point to nearest 10?
On Aug 10, 1:19 am, Mensanator <mensana...@aol.comwrote:
On Aug 9, 6:31 am, Will Rocisky <geekm...@gmail.comwrote:
I want my 76.1 to be rounded to decimal 80 and 74.9 to decimal 70.
How can I achieve that?
>print '%.0e' % 74.9
>print '%.0e' % 76.1

>>print '%.0e' % 176.1

Giving the Subject ("How to round a floating point to nearest 10?"),
there's a strong presumption that the OP would want the answer to be
180, not 200.
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