Multiples of a number
Steven D'Aprano
steve at REMOVETHIScyber.com.au
Sun Nov 6 05:20:35 CET 2005
On Sun, 06 Nov 2005 02:39:40 +0100, Carl Friedrich Bolz wrote:
> Hi!
>
> Ivan Shevanski wrote:
>> I've searched on google for a bit but I can't seem to find a way to get
>> multiples of a number. . .For instance what would I do if I wanted
>> something to happen every time x reached a multiple of 100 in this
>> sample code:
>>
>> x = 0
>> while x < 2000:
>> x += 1
>>
>
> The idea is to use to modulo operator % which gives you the residue of a
> number when divided by another number:
> for x in range(2000):
> if x % 100 == 0:
> do_something()
Another way is, if you aren't doing anything *except* counting for the
other 99 values of x, just skip them completely:
fox x in range(20):
do_something(x*100)
Ivan, what are you trying to do?
--
Steven.
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