Help me with this code

Dave Angel davea at
Wed Nov 6 06:44:21 CET 2013

On Tue, 5 Nov 2013 17:51:00 -0800 (PST), chovdary at wrote:
>         result  +=  ((-1) ** (k+1))/2*k-1

One of two things are happening here. Maybe both.

You're using Python 2.x (and should havesaid so) where integer 
division is truncated.

You're missing around some part of the intended denominator. Check 
operator precedence rules.


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