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ceil — Returns an integer that is the next larger than the float given as the argument.


int ceil(number);
float number: Number to be rounded up


Integer on success; FALSE on error


Returns an integer that is the next larger than the float used as the argument. In essence, it rounds up a floating-point number to an integer, no matter what the value of the floating-point integer is. It doesn't round down.


PHP 3, PHP 4

See also

See also floor() , round()


Example 667. Round up a floating-point number

$number = 12.023;
echo "The next highest integer of $number is ", ceil($number);

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