COMPUTE THE CEIL OF A NUMBER
The ceil of a real number A Programming Language.
, denoted by ceil( ) or , is the smallest integer not less than . The term "ceiling" and the corresponding notation were introduced by Kenneth E. Iverson in his 1962 book
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