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.NET Framework Class Library

# Math.Round Method (Double)

Rounds a double-precision floating-point value to the nearest integral value.

Namespace:  System
Assemblies:   mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
System.Runtime.Extensions (in System.Runtime.Extensions.dll)
```Public Shared Function Round ( _
a As Double _
) As Double
```

#### Parameters

a
Type: System.Double

A double-precision floating-point number to be rounded.

#### Return Value

Type: System.Double
The integer nearest a. If the fractional component of a is halfway between two integers, one of which is even and the other odd, then the even number is returned. Note that this method returns a Double instead of an integral type.
Note

Notes to Callers

Because of the loss of precision that can result from representing decimal values as floating-point numbers or performing arithmetic operations on floating-point values, in some cases the Round(Double) method may not appear to round midpoint values to the nearest even integer. In the following example, because the floating-point value .1 has no finite binary representation, the first call to the Round(Double) method with a value of 11.5 returns 11 instead of 12.

```Module Example
Public Sub Main()
Dim value As Double = 11.1
For ctr As Integer = 0 To 5
Next
Console.WriteLine()

value = 11.5
End Sub

Private Function RoundValueAndAdd(value As Double) As Double
Console.WriteLine("{0} --> {1}", value, Math.Round(value))
Return value + .1
End Function
End Module
' The example displays the following output:
'       11.1 --> 11
'       11.2 --> 11
'       11.3 --> 11
'       11.4 --> 11
'       11.5 --> 11
'       11.6 --> 12
'
'       11.5 --> 12
```

#### .NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

#### .NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

#### XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

#### Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library
Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1
Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1
Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8