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# How to calculate floor() of a value in R?

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The floor() function in R returns the highest number that is less than or equal to a number set as a parameter.

Figure 1 below shows the mathematical representation of the floor() function and the corresponding expression in R.

Figure 1: Mathematical representation of floor() function and the corresponding expression in R

### Syntax

floor(number)


### Parameter

This function requires a number to round down as a parameter.

### Return value

floor() returns the largest number that is less than or equal to a number set as a parameter.

### Code

#Positive number
a <- floor(10);
print(paste0("floor(10): ", a))

b <- floor(5.3);
print(paste0("floor(5.3): ", b))

#negative number
c <- floor(-10);
print(paste0("floor(-10): ", c))

d <- floor(-5.3);
print(paste0("floor(-5.3): ", d))

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