## Rounding a decimal

Rounding a decimal
# 1
03-13-2010
Rounding a decimal

Hi,

I am currently using tcsh

I am trying to round a decimal number to the ten-thousandths place
For instance:
1.23456 is rounded up towards 1.2346

I am not looking for truncation, but for rounding. Anyone know how to do this with awk or expr?

Thanks
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# 2
03-13-2010
printf will do that.

man printf
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# 3
03-14-2010
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