Purpose : Round off a numeric value to the next lower whole number

Format:     ROUND( value )

Notes:      The  ROUND  function removes the fractional portion of a number.  value must be a constant or variable.  If  value  is negative then the next largest negative whole number will be returned.


# Round off randomly selected numbers.

# Assign a random fraction to 'a'
a = random

# Multiply by 10000 to scale.
a = a * 10000

# Subtract to get equal negative numbers.
a = a - 5000

# Round off.
b = round(a)

# Print out the results
print a "  when rounded off = " b