# routine ceiling

Documentation for routine `ceiling`

assembled from the following types:

# role Rational

From Rational

## (Rational) method ceiling

Defined as:

method ceiling(Rational: --> Int)

Return the smallest integer not less than the invocant. If denominator is zero, fails with `X::Numeric::DivideByZero`

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# class Cool

From Cool

## (Cool) routine ceiling

Defined as:

multi sub ceiling(Numeric(Cool))multi method ceiling

Coerces the invocant (or in sub form, its argument) to Numeric, and rounds it upwards to the nearest integer.

say "1".ceiling; # OUTPUT: «1»say "-0.9".ceiling; # OUTPUT: «0»say "42.1".ceiling; # OUTPUT: «43»

# class Complex

From Complex

## (Complex) method ceiling

Defined as:

method ceiling(Complex: --> Complex)

Returns `self.re.ceiling + self.im.ceiling`

. That is, each of the real and imaginary parts is rounded to the lowest integer not less than the value of that part.

say (1.2-3.8i).ceiling; # OUTPUT: «2-3i»

# role Real

From Real

## (Real) method ceiling

method ceiling(Real --> Int)

Returns the smallest integer not less than the number.