Truncate Method (Decimal)
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Math.Truncate Method (Decimal)


Calculates the integral part of a specified decimal number.

Namespace:   System
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public static decimal Truncate(
	decimal d


Type: System.Decimal

A number to truncate.

Return Value

Type: System.Decimal

The integral part of d; that is, the number that remains after any fractional digits have been discarded.

Truncate rounds d to the nearest integer towards zero.

The following example calls the Truncate(Decimal) method to truncate both a positive and a negative Decimal value.

decimal decimalNumber;

decimalNumber = 32.7865m;
// Displays 32

decimalNumber = -32.9012m;
// Displays -32         

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 4.5
.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 8.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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