[Edu-sig] Rational Division

Frank Stajano fstajano@uk.research.att.com
Tue, 08 Feb 2000 22:45:27 +0000

At 2000-02-08 15:21 +0100, Gerrit Holl wrote:
>2/3 is 0 rest 1. That's what I learned when I was 7, 8 years old.

I won't question what you learnt when you were little, and indeed different 
primary schools in different parts of the world may follow very different 
systems; but at mine they would have failed me in arithmetic unless I 
upgraded that answer to 0 rest 2 ;-)

  Frank (http://i.am/filologo.disneyano/)  http://www.uk.research.att.com/~fms/