ROUNDING???

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Tue Feb 19 04:36:42 CET 2008


In article <mailman.949.1203389866.9267.python-list at python.org>,
katie smith  <iceboy127 at yahoo.com> wrote:
>
>in python im doing the problem 255/494
>
>it keeps giving me 0 instead of .51....
>what am i doing wrong?

>>> from __future__ import division
>>> 2/5
0.40000000000000002

In addition:

>>> division
_Feature((2, 2, 0, 'alpha', 2), (3, 0, 0, 'alpha', 0), 8192)

Therefore this works in Python 2.2 and higher.
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