division

kpop snag at jool.po
Mon Jun 23 02:51:04 CEST 2003


"kpop" <snag at jool.po> wrote in message
news:f2sJa.19621$pK2.28535 at news.indigo.ie...
> Hi, i am writing a maths program where i get input from the user and store
> it in
> a string. i then use the eval fucntion to return the right answer. users
> could type in
> "(23+ 21) - (4 * 3) + 2" for example and the function would return an int
of
> 34 which
> I would convert to a string. The problem is division, I would like it that
> only
> exact division was aloud, I mean no remainders.  In python "22 / 5" returs
> an int of 5

I meant to type 4

> i would like if that was illegal because 5 doesnt go into 22 , 4 times
> exactly, and have the eval
> function raise an execption which i could handle.
>
> any advice?
> Thanks
>
>






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