# Math.ceil( x ) in ECMAScript 262

Return smallest integer which is larger than `x`

(aka "round up").

## Arguments

name | type | description |
---|---|---|

x | Number | The value to operate upon. |

- Return Type
- Number

## Description

```
var x = Math.ceil(12.432);
// ** x is 13
var y = Math.ceil(-12.432);
// ** y is -12
var z = Math.ceil(1);
// ** z is 1
```