# Round All Values in Matrix in R (2 Examples)

This tutorial explains how to **round all values in a matrix object** in R.

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## Creation of Example Data

The first step is to create some exemplifying data:

set.seed(354238654) # Set seed mat <- matrix(rnorm(30), ncol = 5) # Create random example matrix mat # Print random example matrix

Table 1 shows that our example data is constituted of six rows and five numeric columns. The values have not been rounded yet.

## Example 1: Round All Values in Matrix to Zero Digits

Example 1 illustrates how to round all matrix elements to zero digits using the default settings of the round function.

Consider the R programming code below:

mat_round1 <- round(mat) # Round to zero digits mat_round1 # Print rounded matrix

Table 2 shows the output of the previous code: Our matrix has been rounded to zero digits after the decimal point.

## Example 2: Round All Values in Matrix to N Digits

The following R programming syntax explains how to round the numeric values in a matrix to a certain number of digits.

For this task, we can use the digits argument of the round function as shown below:

mat_round2 <- round(mat, digits = 2) # Round to two digits mat_round2 # Print rounded matrix

The output of the previously shown R programming code is shown in Table 3 â€“ A matrix where all values have been rounded to two digits.

## Video & Further Resources

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Furthermore, you may read the other tutorials on my website. I have published numerous articles already.

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