# Documentation/How Tos/Calc: ROUND function

From Apache OpenOffice Wiki

## ROUND

Rounds a number to a certain precision.

### Syntax:

**ROUND(number; places)**

- returns
rounded to**number**decimal places. If**places**is omitted or zero, the function rounds to the nearest integer. If**places**is negative, the function rounds to the nearest**places**,**10**,**100**, etc.**1000**

### Example:

**ROUND(2.348; 2)**

- returns
**2.35**

**ROUND(2.348; 0)**

- returns
**2**

**ROUND(2.5)**

- returns
**3**

**ROUND(987.65; -2)**

- returns
**1000**

If these examples do not seem to work, see **Tools - Options - OpenOffice.org Calc - Calculate** to check the display precision.