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

Syntax Round(expression, [decimal_places]) KeyexpressionThe numeric expression to be rounded.decimal_placesThe 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.

**Examples**

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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**Related:**

Int - Return the integer portion of a number (negative numbers round down)

Fix - Return the integer portion of a number (negative numbers round up)

Rounding in Access - Allen Browne