## How to Round Numbers Up/Down/Nearest in Python

This article will show you how to round numbers up, down, and to the nearest 1, 10 100 (or any number) in the Python programming language. Truncation vs. Rounding Truncation isn’t technically rounding, but it serves a similar purpose, so I’ll include it here. It’s the simplest way to shorten a number – just cutting off the characters at the end until it’s in the format you require. Rounding gets the nearest number, whereas truncation cuts off digits from the number. For example: To round 2.9 to … Read more