# Question:

I would like to round up to two decimal places in Powershell.

I start with the double “178.532033”. If I use the Excel ROUNDUP function to two decimal places I get “178.54”.

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=ROUNDUP(A1,2) |

However, if I use the Round function contained within the Math class in Powershell I get the result “178.53” (because I am rounding as opposed to rounding up):

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$value = 178.532033 Write-Output = ([Math]::Round($value, 2)) |

Is there a way to round up to two decimal places in Powershell?

# Answer:

This is handled easily by the `ceiling`

and `floor`

methods of the math class.

Script:

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$a = 657 $b = 234 $a/$b [math]::floor($a/$b) [math]::ceiling($a/$b) |

Output:

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2.80769230769231 2 3 |

If you want to round to two decimal places, multiply by 100 before using floor/ceiling then divide the result by 100.

I find that you are rarely going to be the last person to edit a PowerShell script, and keeping them simple is key to not getting an e-mail a year later wondering what you were doing with a complex transformation in a script that no longer works.