## Definition and Usage

The ceil() method returns the value of a number rounded UPWARDS to the nearest integer.

## Syntax

Parameter | Description |

x | Required. A number |

## Example

In the following example we will use the ceil() method on different numbers:

<script type="text/javascript"> document.write(Math.ceil(0.60) + "<br />");
document.write(Math.ceil(0.40) + "<br />");
document.write(Math.ceil(5) + "<br />");
document.write(Math.ceil(5.1) + "<br />");
document.write(Math.ceil(-5.1) + "<br />");
document.write(Math.ceil(-5.9)); </script> |

The output of the code above will be: