Simple % question

Rustom Mody rustompmody at
Wed Feb 12 03:16:45 CET 2014

On Wednesday, February 12, 2014 6:36:17 AM UTC+5:30, Scott W Dunning wrote:
> I just have a simple question.  I don't understand why 1%10  = 1?

This is not really about python. See

Particularly the examples section and note that when you divide a by b you get a 
quotient -- q and remainder -- r.  In your case a is 1 b is 10.
Now see that wikipedia page

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