# TRUNCDAX Function (Math and Trig)

Truncates a number to an integer by removing the decimal, or fractional, part of the number.

## Syntax

TRUNC ( <Number> [, <NumberOfDigits>] )
Parameter Attributes Description
Number

The number you want to truncate.

NumberOfDigits Optional

A number specifying the precision of the truncation; if omitted, 0 (zero).

## Return values

Scalar A single decimal value.

The truncated number.

## Remarks

If NumberOfDigits is greater than 0 (zero), then number is truncated to the specified number of decimal places.

If NumberOfDigits is 0, the number is truncated to the integer part.

If NumberOfDigits is less than 0, the number is truncated to the left of the decimal point.

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## Examples

```--  Example with positive numbers
--
--  Argument for rounding functions:
--    positive: at a given number of decimal places
--    zero:     to the nearest integer
--    negative: rounds digits to the left of the decimal point
--
--  ROUND rounds to the nearest value
--  ROUNDDOWN always rounds down
--  ROUNDUP always rounds up
--  TRUNC truncates the decimal part, returning an integer
DEFINE
VAR Vals = GENERATESERIES ( 14.90, 16.01, 0.03 )
EVALUATE
Vals,
"ROUND 0",      ROUND     ( [Value],  0 ),
"ROUND +1",     ROUND     ( [Value],  1 ),
"ROUND -1",     ROUND     ( [Value], -1 ),
"ROUNDDOWN  0", ROUNDDOWN ( [Value],  0 ),
"ROUNDDOWN +1", ROUNDDOWN ( [Value],  1 ),
"ROUNDDOWN -1", ROUNDDOWN ( [Value], -1 ),
"ROUNDUP  0",   ROUNDUP   ( [Value],  0 ),
"ROUNDUP +1",   ROUNDUP   ( [Value],  1 ),
"ROUNDUP -1",   ROUNDUP   ( [Value], -1 ),
"TRUNC",        TRUNC     ( [Value]     )
)
ORDER BY [Value] ASC
```
Value ROUND 0 ROUND +1 ROUND -1 ROUNDDOWN 0 ROUNDDOWN +1 ROUNDDOWN -1 ROUNDUP 0 ROUNDUP +1 ROUNDUP -1 TRUNC
14.90 15 14.90 10 14 14.90 10 15 14.90 20 14
14.93 15 14.90 10 14 14.90 10 15 15.00 20 14
14.96 15 15.00 10 14 14.90 10 15 15.00 20 14
14.99 15 15.00 10 14 14.90 10 15 15.00 20 14
15.02 15 15.00 20 15 15.00 10 16 15.10 20 15
15.05 15 15.10 20 15 15.00 10 16 15.10 20 15
15.08 15 15.10 20 15 15.00 10 16 15.10 20 15
15.11 15 15.10 20 15 15.10 10 16 15.20 20 15
15.14 15 15.10 20 15 15.10 10 16 15.20 20 15
15.17 15 15.20 20 15 15.10 10 16 15.20 20 15
15.20 15 15.20 20 15 15.20 10 16 15.20 20 15
15.23 15 15.20 20 15 15.20 10 16 15.30 20 15
15.26 15 15.30 20 15 15.20 10 16 15.30 20 15
15.29 15 15.30 20 15 15.20 10 16 15.30 20 15
15.32 15 15.30 20 15 15.30 10 16 15.40 20 15
15.35 15 15.40 20 15 15.30 10 16 15.40 20 15
15.38 15 15.40 20 15 15.30 10 16 15.40 20 15
15.41 15 15.40 20 15 15.40 10 16 15.50 20 15
15.44 15 15.40 20 15 15.40 10 16 15.50 20 15
15.47 15 15.50 20 15 15.40 10 16 15.50 20 15
15.50 16 15.50 20 15 15.50 10 16 15.50 20 15
15.53 16 15.50 20 15 15.50 10 16 15.60 20 15
15.56 16 15.60 20 15 15.50 10 16 15.60 20 15
15.59 16 15.60 20 15 15.50 10 16 15.60 20 15
15.62 16 15.60 20 15 15.60 10 16 15.70 20 15
15.65 16 15.70 20 15 15.60 10 16 15.70 20 15
15.68 16 15.70 20 15 15.60 10 16 15.70 20 15
15.71 16 15.70 20 15 15.70 10 16 15.80 20 15
15.74 16 15.70 20 15 15.70 10 16 15.80 20 15
15.77 16 15.80 20 15 15.70 10 16 15.80 20 15
15.80 16 15.80 20 15 15.80 10 16 15.80 20 15
15.83 16 15.80 20 15 15.80 10 16 15.90 20 15
15.86 16 15.90 20 15 15.80 10 16 15.90 20 15
15.89 16 15.90 20 15 15.80 10 16 15.90 20 15
15.92 16 15.90 20 15 15.90 10 16 16.00 20 15
15.95 16 16.00 20 15 15.90 10 16 16.00 20 15
15.98 16 16.00 20 15 15.90 10 16 16.00 20 15
16.01 16 16.00 20 16 16.00 10 17 16.10 20 16
```--  Example with negative numbers
--
--  Argument for rounding functions:
--    positive: at a given number of decimal places
--    zero:     to the nearest integer
--    negative: rounds digits to the left of the decimal point
--
--  ROUND rounds to the nearest value
--  ROUNDDOWN always rounds down
--  ROUNDUP always rounds up
--  TRUNC truncates the decimal part, returning an integer
DEFINE
VAR Vals = GENERATESERIES ( -16.01, -14.90, 0.03 )
EVALUATE
Vals,
"ROUND 0",      ROUND     ( [Value],  0 ),
"ROUND +1",     ROUND     ( [Value],  1 ),
"ROUND -1",     ROUND     ( [Value], -1 ),
"ROUNDDOWN  0", ROUNDDOWN ( [Value],  0 ),
"ROUNDDOWN +1", ROUNDDOWN ( [Value],  1 ),
"ROUNDDOWN -1", ROUNDDOWN ( [Value], -1 ),
"ROUNDUP  0",   ROUNDUP   ( [Value],  0 ),
"ROUNDUP +1",   ROUNDUP   ( [Value],  1 ),
"ROUNDUP -1",   ROUNDUP   ( [Value], -1 ),
"TRUNC",        TRUNC     ( [Value]     )
)
ORDER BY [Value] ASC
```
Value ROUND 0 ROUND +1 ROUND -1 ROUNDDOWN 0 ROUNDDOWN +1 ROUNDDOWN -1 ROUNDUP 0 ROUNDUP +1 ROUNDUP -1 TRUNC
-16.01 -16 -16.00 -20 -16 -16.00 -10 -17 -16.10 -20 -16
-15.98 -16 -16.00 -20 -15 -15.90 -10 -16 -16.00 -20 -15
-15.95 -16 -16.00 -20 -15 -15.90 -10 -16 -16.00 -20 -15
-15.92 -16 -15.90 -20 -15 -15.90 -10 -16 -16.00 -20 -15
-15.89 -16 -15.90 -20 -15 -15.80 -10 -16 -15.90 -20 -15
-15.86 -16 -15.90 -20 -15 -15.80 -10 -16 -15.90 -20 -15
-15.83 -16 -15.80 -20 -15 -15.80 -10 -16 -15.90 -20 -15
-15.80 -16 -15.80 -20 -15 -15.80 -10 -16 -15.80 -20 -15
-15.77 -16 -15.80 -20 -15 -15.70 -10 -16 -15.80 -20 -15
-15.74 -16 -15.70 -20 -15 -15.70 -10 -16 -15.80 -20 -15
-15.71 -16 -15.70 -20 -15 -15.70 -10 -16 -15.80 -20 -15
-15.68 -16 -15.70 -20 -15 -15.60 -10 -16 -15.70 -20 -15
-15.65 -16 -15.70 -20 -15 -15.60 -10 -16 -15.70 -20 -15
-15.62 -16 -15.60 -20 -15 -15.60 -10 -16 -15.70 -20 -15
-15.59 -16 -15.60 -20 -15 -15.50 -10 -16 -15.60 -20 -15
-15.56 -16 -15.60 -20 -15 -15.50 -10 -16 -15.60 -20 -15
-15.53 -16 -15.50 -20 -15 -15.50 -10 -16 -15.60 -20 -15
-15.50 -16 -15.50 -20 -15 -15.50 -10 -16 -15.50 -20 -15
-15.47 -15 -15.50 -20 -15 -15.40 -10 -16 -15.50 -20 -15
-15.44 -15 -15.40 -20 -15 -15.40 -10 -16 -15.50 -20 -15
-15.41 -15 -15.40 -20 -15 -15.40 -10 -16 -15.50 -20 -15
-15.38 -15 -15.40 -20 -15 -15.30 -10 -16 -15.40 -20 -15
-15.35 -15 -15.40 -20 -15 -15.30 -10 -16 -15.40 -20 -15
-15.32 -15 -15.30 -20 -15 -15.30 -10 -16 -15.40 -20 -15
-15.29 -15 -15.30 -20 -15 -15.20 -10 -16 -15.30 -20 -15
-15.26 -15 -15.30 -20 -15 -15.20 -10 -16 -15.30 -20 -15
-15.23 -15 -15.20 -20 -15 -15.20 -10 -16 -15.30 -20 -15
-15.20 -15 -15.20 -20 -15 -15.20 -10 -16 -15.20 -20 -15
-15.17 -15 -15.20 -20 -15 -15.10 -10 -16 -15.20 -20 -15
-15.14 -15 -15.10 -20 -15 -15.10 -10 -16 -15.20 -20 -15
-15.11 -15 -15.10 -20 -15 -15.10 -10 -16 -15.20 -20 -15
-15.08 -15 -15.10 -20 -15 -15.00 -10 -16 -15.10 -20 -15
-15.05 -15 -15.10 -20 -15 -15.00 -10 -16 -15.10 -20 -15
-15.02 -15 -15.00 -20 -15 -15.00 -10 -16 -15.10 -20 -15
-14.99 -15 -15.00 -10 -14 -14.90 -10 -15 -15.00 -20 -14
-14.96 -15 -15.00 -10 -14 -14.90 -10 -15 -15.00 -20 -14
-14.93 -15 -14.90 -10 -14 -14.90 -10 -15 -15.00 -20 -14
-14.90 -15 -14.90 -10 -14 -14.90 -10 -15 -14.90 -20 -14

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Last update: Apr 11, 2024     » Show contributors

Contributors: Alberto Ferrari, Marco Russo, Kenneth Barber,

Microsoft documentation: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dax/trunc-function-dax

# Context Transition

This function performs a Context Transition if called in a Row Context. Click to read more.

# Row Context

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# Not recommended

The use of this function is not recommended. See Remarks and Related functions for alternatives.

# Not recommended

The use of this parameter is not recommended.

# Deprecated

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# Volatile

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# Deprecated

This parameter is deprecated and its use is not recommended.

# DirectQuery compatibility

Limitations are placed on DAX expressions allowed in measures and calculated columns.
The state below shows the DirectQuery compatibility of the DAX function.

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