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Scilab Help >> Elementary Functions > Floating point > fix


round towards zero

Calling Sequence




a real or complex matrix


integer value matrix (or complex matrix with integer real and imaginary part)


fix(x) returns an integer matrix made of nearest rounded integers toward zero,i.e, y=sign(x).*floor(abs(x)). Same as int.


fix([1.3 1.5 1.7 2.5 3.7])
// Notice the result for x negative
fix([-1.3 -1.5 -1.7 -2.5 -3.7])
fix([2.2+%i*23, %pi*%i, -%i ])

See Also

  • round — round to nearest integer
  • floor — round down
  • ceil — round up
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