Truncate Method (Decimal)

# Math.Truncate Method (Decimal)

.NET Framework 4

Calculates the integral part of a specified decimal number.

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

## Syntax

```public static decimal Truncate(
decimal d
)
```

#### Parameters

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.

## Remarks

Truncate rounds d to the nearest integer towards zero.

## Examples

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
Console.WriteLine(Math.Truncate(decimalNumber));

decimalNumber = -32.9012m;
// Displays -32
Console.WriteLine(Math.Truncate(decimalNumber));

```

## Version Information

#### .NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

#### .NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

## Platforms

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.