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Use Python built-in round() function to round decimal. This method rounds off a number to the given number of digits and makes rounding numbers easier.

round(number, number of digits)

If the number of digits is not provided for round-off, the function rounds off the number n to the nearest integer.

Python round decimal example

Simple example code.

from decimal import Decimal

d1 = Decimal(21.73696)
d2 = Decimal(21.4)

print(round(d1, 3))


Python round decimal

How to round a Python Decimal to 2 decimal places?

Answer: Since Python 3.3 you can use round() with a Decimal and it will return you a Decimal.

from decimal import Decimal

res = round(Decimal('3.14159265359'), 3)


Output: 3.142

Do comment if you have any doubts or suggestions on this Python round topic.

Note: IDE: PyCharm 2021.3.3 (Community Edition)

Windows 10

Python 3.10.1

All Python Examples are in Python 3, so Maybe its different from python 2 or upgraded versions.

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