(Numeric) should -7 % 5 = -2 ?
Louis M. Pecora
pecora at anvil.nrl.navy.mil
Wed Jul 2 20:59:05 CEST 2003
In article <mailman.1057088943.30504.python-list at python.org>, Bob
Gailer <bgailer at alum.rpi.edu> wrote:
> "When an integer a is divided by another m, one has
> a = km + r
> where the remainder is some positive integer less than m.
Maybe I'm misunderstanding this, but what about -7 divided by 5? We
get k=-1 and r=-2.
m can be negative. Maybe your quote was for the positive integers only.
- My views are my own.
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