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Brett W. McCoy
February 13, 2002 11:53
Re: Number Truncation/Rounding
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On Wed, 13 Feb 2002, Balint, Jess wrote:

> Hello all. I have a script that uses alot of data and calculates a
> cumulative percent of this data. That cumulative percent should be 100.00 at
> the end. What I get is:
> 99.9999999999998
> I need to truncate this to 2 decimal places and hopefully round it to
> 100.00. Thanks in advance.

~$ perl -e 'printf "%.2f", 99.9999999999998'

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