# Beginner: Trying to get REAL NUMBERS from %d command

Joel Goldstick joel.goldstick at gmail.com
Sun Dec 30 23:55:04 CET 2012

```On Sun, Dec 30, 2012 at 5:54 PM, Joel Goldstick <joel.goldstick at gmail.com>wrote:

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> On Sun, Dec 30, 2012 at 5:37 PM, Alvaro Lacerda <alacerda617 at gmail.com>wrote:
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>> The code I wrote is supposed to ask the user to enter a number;
>> Then tell the user what's going to happen to that number (x / 2 + 5) ;
>> Then give the user an answer;
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> Try x / 2.5 + 5
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oops I mean x / 2.0 + 5

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>> I succeeded getting results from even numbers, but when I try diving an
>> uneven number (i.e. 5) by 2, I get only the whole number (i.e. 2)
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>> I'm trying to get full number result using the %d command, I've tried to
>> add the line "from __future__ import division" to the beginning of my code,
>> but I haven't been succeeded.
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>> I also tried making my numbers decimals (i.e. 2.0 instead of just 2)
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>> Below is my program and thanks for the help :)
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>> from __future__ import division;
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>> def decimal_percent_test():
>>     number = input("Enter a number: ");
>>     print number, "will be divided by 2 then added by 5!";
>>     print " %d divided by %d is %d plus %d is... %d !"
>> %(number,2,number/2,5,number/2+5);
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> Joel Goldstick
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