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CEILING

SQL Server 2000

Returns the smallest integer greater than, or equal to, the given numeric expression.

Syntax

CEILING ( numeric_expression )

Arguments

numeric_expression

Is an expression of the exact numeric or approximate numeric data type category, except for the bit data type.

Return Types

Returns the same type as numeric_expression.

Examples

This example shows positive numeric, negative, and zero values with the CEILING function.

SELECT CEILING($123.45), CEILING($-123.45), CEILING($0.0)
GO

Here is the result set:

--------- --------- ------------------------- 
124.00    -123.00    0.00                     

(1 row(s) affected)

See Also

System Functions

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