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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
Comments: To: sas-l@uga.edu

<jlee8071@gmail.com> wrote in message news:442030ed-5437-4734-be59-a056ad1bcf75@w39g2000prb.googlegroups.com... <<snip>> >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?


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