If we take 12 and DIVIDE it by 7 we get about 1,714…

But is there a mathematical operator/symbol similar to DIVISION witch rounds the answer to the lowest whole number? In this case; one

and the opposite:

Is there a mathematical operator/symbol similar to DIVISION witch rounds the answer to the higest whole number? In this case; two

Thanks.
 Recognitions: Homework Help Yes, it's called the floor and ceiling operators: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Floor_a...ling_functions
 I think the op means an actual function, such as x^2 /3x or something. (just an example)

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"Floor" and "ceiling" are "actual functions". If you mean something else you will have to explain what you mean by "function".

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 Quote by eddybob123 I think the op means an actual function, such as x^2 /3x or something. (just an example)
I know what you're thinking but those kinds of functions are mostly continuous and what the OP is looking for is a step function which is discontinuous at infinitely many points.

There is a reason why the Floor and Ceiling functions were constructed