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# Python | round method

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Python's `round(~)` method returns the input number rounded to the specified digits precision.

# Parameters

1. `number` | `number`

The number to perform rounding on.

2. `ndigits` | `number` | `optional`

The number of digits precision to round to after the decimal point. Defaults to 0.

# Return value

Returns the input number rounded to the specified digits precision.

# Examples

## Basic usage

To round `3.5` to the nearest integer:

``` round(3.5) 4 ```

## ndigits parameter

To round `4.6854` to `3` digits precision after the decimal place:

``` round(4.6854, 3) 4.685 ```

We can pass a negative value for `ndigits` to round before the decimal point:

``` round(123456, -2) 123500 ```
NOTE

By passing `ndigits=-2` we round to the nearest hundreds.

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