Math optimization

David Lees debl2nononospmmmy at bellatlantic.net
Sun Sep 22 01:36:34 CEST 2002


This depends on your hardware, OS and probably Python version. Further
you need to specify the data type.  Integer, floating point or infinite
precision integers.  It is quite easy to run benchmarks, which you
should do yourself.  

David Lees


Zed wrote:
> 
> Hi!
> What's faster in python? Divide or multiply?
> (a= b*c  is faster than   a=b/c)?
> 
> Math expressions with constants are calcolated during .pyc creation or real
> time?
> (a=b*5   is faster than    a=b*5*2/2 )?
> 
> Thanks



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