What is greatest integer function?

Asked by  | 18th Mar, 2008, 02:42: PM

Expert Answer:

  • Greatest Integer Function is a step function written as f(x) = [x], where f(x) is the greatest integer less than or equal to x.
  • In other words, a greatest integer function rounds any number down to the nearest integer.

Examples

  • The greatest integer less than or equal to the number [5.3] is [5].
  • The greatest integer less than or equal to the number [- 5.3] is [- 5].

Answered by  | 18th Mar, 2008, 05:39: PM

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