Interesting Math Problem

Chuckk Hubbard badmuthahubbard at gmail.com
Thu Jun 5 10:52:33 CEST 2008


On Wed, Jun 4, 2008 at 11:03 AM, BEES INC <bees.inc at gmail.com> wrote:

> My Solution (in Python):
>
> # round to one decimal place and
> # separate into whole and fractional parts
> parts = str(round(star_sum/num_raters, 1)).split('.')
> whole = int(parts[0])
> frac = int(parts[1])
> if frac < 3:
> ___frac = 0
> elif frac > 7:
> ___frac = 0
> ___whole += 1
> else:
> ___frac = 5
> # recombine for a star rating rounded to the half
> stars = float(str(whole)+'.'+str(frac))

def roundstars(invalue):
    inv *= 2
    inv += .5
    return float(int(inv))/2

seems to work for me.

> Mmmm… In-N-Out Burgers… Please reply if you've got a better solution.

I've never had the pleasure, but I've heard they're a wonderful experience.

-Chuckk

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