Date: Wed, 3 Sep 2008 23:24:44 GMT
Reply-To: Lou <lpogoda@VERIZON.NET>
Sender: "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From: Lou <lpogoda@VERIZON.NET>
Subject: Re: ROUND function question
<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>thank for the inputs. This is not only a trailing zero, but a
>significant figure. 0.060 and 0.06 are not the same because we don't
>know it was really 0.064 that is rounded down to 0.06 or 0.060. SAS
>shouldn't automatically remove the last decimal if it is '0'
Theoretically, there are an infinite number of trailing zeroes - how many do
you want SAS to keep, and how do you propose to tell it what you want?