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Math.round(-4.5)=-4; Why?

 
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Math.round(4.5)=5;Math.round(-4.6)=-5;
Why Math.round(-4.5)=-4??
I am confused!
Thank you!
 
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From the API:


Returns the closest int to the argument. The result is rounded to an integer by adding 1/2, taking the floor of the result, and casting the result to type int. In other words, the result is equal to the value of the expression:
(int)Math.floor(a + 0.5f)


Does that answer your question?
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[ March 05, 2002: Message edited by: Corey McGlone ]
 
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Math.round(double d) computes and returns the following:
(long)floor(d + 0.5d);
so:
floor(4.5 + 0.5d) = 5
floor(-4.6 + 0.5d) = -5
floor(-4.5 + 0.5d) = -4
 
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