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kaufmännisch runden

English translation: round up or down to two decimal places

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German term or phrase:kaufmännisch runden
English translation:round up or down to two decimal places
Entered by: Alison Schwitzgebel
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13:51 Feb 17, 2005
German to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Law: Taxation & Customs
German term or phrase: kaufmännisch runden
Was heisst "kaufmaennisch runden" im folgenden Satz?

"Ergeben sich bei Ermittlung des Centbetrages Nachkommastellen, so ist auf den Cent kaufmaennisch zu runden."
Sarah Shaefer
round up or down to two decimal places
Explanation:
sounds so much neater in German, dunnit!
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Alison Schwitzgebel
France
Local time: 23:50
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Summary of answers provided
5 +2round up or down to two decimal places
Alison Schwitzgebel


  

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8 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +2
kaufmännisch runden
round up or down to two decimal places


Explanation:
sounds so much neater in German, dunnit!

Alison Schwitzgebel
France
Local time: 23:50
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in category: 27

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Michael Schubert: or in this case simply "round to the nearest cent"
2 hrs

agree  Emilie Laferrière: yes : "Die kaufmännische Rundung wirkt auf die 2. Stelle nach dem Komma. Dazu wird die 3. Stelle betrachtet; ist sie kleiner als 5, bleibt die 2. Stelle unverändert, andernfalls wird 1 zur 2. Stelle hinzugezählt." http://forum.leo.org/archiv/2004_03/23/20
3 hrs
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