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 and round up to something; round down to something
to express a number in the nearest whole amount or nearest group of 1, 10, 100, 1,000, 1/10, 1/100, 1/1000, etc. When doing taxes, Anne rounded her figures off to the nearest dollar. These census population figures are rounded up to the nearest million.
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At the time the head cashier confirmed to me that it was indeed bank policy to round down to the lowest dirham/coin.
In this first instalment the girls arrive at the Cote d'Azur, and Gavin invites each of them on a speed date before having to whittle the numbers through to the next round down to 15.
Avery Weigh-Tronix has admitting disregarding the brief received from the Horseracing Regulatory Authority which has meant machines, rather than being programmed to round down to the nearest half pound, have been rounding up.
Responding to Blake's comments, HRA PR manager, Paul Struthers, said: "We made the scales's software requirements very clear to Avery at the outset of the project in the spring and, in line with historical practice, we specified that the new electronic scales should round down to the nearest half pound, once the exact weight had been captured by the scales.
Instead, the Company will round up to the next whole number or round down to the lower whole number with respect to such fractional interest as follows: any partial interest that is less than 0.
Q: My consultant says that when you add up the minutes for rehab for the MDS, you need to round down to the number of minutes closest to the number of 15-minute units.
3 grams per tablespoon, which the FDA allows companies to round down to zero.