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rounding up to the next whole number


rounding up to the next whole number

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I'm trying to round a number up to the next whole number in sql server 2005 query analyzer.

i.e. 12.2 needs to display as 13

I've tried the round function but the value displayed is 12. I researched online and found the 'int' function but sql server 2005 doesn't recognize this. I'm new to sql...done most of my calcs via excel. Anyone know how to do this?
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SELECT CEILING(CAST (12.2 AS FLOAT))



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Thanks! This is exactly what I need.
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... perfect... thanks for the feedback.

--Jeff Moden

RBAR is pronounced ree-bar and is a Modenism for Row-By-Agonizing-Row.
First step towards the paradigm shift of writing Set Based code:
Stop thinking about what you want to do to a row... think, instead, of what you want to do to a column.
If you think its expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait until you hire an amateur. -- Red Adair

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Thanks for the posts, this helped me also!
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Thank you Jeff...!!!
Your post helped me to do my task, I really appreciate you....!!!
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Thanks for the feedback. Also consider the ROUND function. Use of the normally missed 3rd parameter can help solve certain problems.
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sql/t-sql/functions/round-transact-sql



--Jeff Moden

RBAR is pronounced ree-bar and is a Modenism for Row-By-Agonizing-Row.
First step towards the paradigm shift of writing Set Based code:
Stop thinking about what you want to do to a row... think, instead, of what you want to do to a column.
If you think its expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait until you hire an amateur. -- Red Adair

Helpful Links:
How to post code problems
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