Newbie: req for a bit of tutorial type help.

Remco Gerlich scarblac-spamtrap at
Sun Mar 12 16:20:16 CET 2000

Aesop wrote in comp.lang.python:
> Writing up a brute force type algorithm (no points for creative thinking on
> my behalf). What i need is something that will perform divisions of the
> prospective prime number, and report whether there is any "remainder". I.E
> the modulus operator of C.

Use the modulus operator of C:
>>> 7 % 3


Remco Gerlich,  scarblac at
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