Return a number rounded to a specified number of decimal places.

      Round(expression, [decimal_places])

   expression    The numeric expression to be rounded.

  decimal_places The number of decimal places to round to.
                 default=0 (which will return an integer).

The Round() function utilizes bankers rounding. When the last significant digit is a 5, it will round to the nearest even number. To instead follow the traditional rule of always rounding a 5 UP add a very small value such as + 0.000001

The Round() function can be used in VBA or in an SQL query.


Dim intDemo as Integer
intDemo = Round (123.64)
'returns 123
intDemo = Round (123.64, 1)
'returns 123.6
intDemo = Round (2.225, 2)
'returns 2.22
intDemo = Round (2.225 + 0.000001, 2)
'returns 2.23

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