# Re: [PHP] Rounding down?

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----- Original Message ----- From: "Ashley Sheridan" <a...@ashleysheridan.co.uk>
```To: "Richard Heyes" <rich...@php.net>
Cc: "Ron Piggott" <ron....@actsministries.org>; <php-general@lists.php.net>
Sent: Saturday, August 22, 2009 9:02 AM
Subject: Re: [PHP] Rounding down?```
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```On Sat, 2009-08-22 at 13:00 +0100, Richard Heyes wrote:
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```Hi,

> Is there a way to round down to the nearest 50?
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> Example: Any number between 400 and 449 I would 400 to be displayed; > 450 to 499 would be 450; 500 to 549 would be 500, etc?
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Off the top of my head: divide the number by 50, run floor() on the
result, then times it by 50.

1. 449 / 50 = 9.whatever
2. floor(9.whatever) = 9
3. 9 * 50 = 450

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It should be round() and not floor().

449 / 50 = 8.98
floor(8.98) = 8
8 * 50 = 400

round(8.98) = 9
9 * 50 = 450

Thanks,
Ash
http://www.ashleysheridan.co.uk

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