The ceiling function evaluates a decimal number and returns the smallest integer greater than or equal to the decimal number.

Syntax

ceiling(number )

Arguments

number
The number to be evaluated.

Returns

The nearest integer greater than or equal to number.

for example:

    ceiling (5.2) = 6

    ceiling (-5.2) = -5

Defined

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Gecko support

Supported.

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