Help me please : Rounding-down numbers

Erik Max Francis max at alcyone.com
Thu Mar 27 03:19:14 CET 2003


Skip Montanaro wrote:

> There is also the floor() function in the math module:
> 
>     >>> math.floor(4.71)
>     4.0
>     >>> int(4.71)
>     4

Note that math.floor and int don't have quite the same behavior
(glossing over the obvious difference that the former returns a float)
for the case of negative numbers.

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