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Oracle® OLAP DML Reference
11g Release 1 (11.1)

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CEIL

The CEIL function returns the smallest whole number greater than or equal to a specified number.

Return Value

NUMBER

Syntax

CEIL(n)

Arguments

n

A number (NUMBER data type) that you specify.

Examples

Example 7-38 Displaying the Smallest Integer Greater Than or Equal to a Number

The following statements show results returned by CEIL.

  • The statement

    SHOW CEIL(15.7)
    

    produces the following result

    16
    
  • The statement

    SHOW CEIL(-6.457)
    

    produces the following result.

    -6