[Tutor] decimal precision
elis aeris
hunter92383 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 25 14:55:46 CET 2008
what if i want it only to 2nd decimal?
what if i want to cut off everything behind decimal?
On Tue, Mar 25, 2008 at 6:30 AM, Michael Connors <connorsml at gmail.com>
wrote:
>
> On 25/03/2008, elis aeris <hunter92383 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > x = 53
> > w = 192
> > for a in range ( x, (x+192) ):
> > print (a-x)/w
> >
> >
> > the problem is at (a-x)/w
> >
> > it's supposed to return a ratio between x and w, yet it 0 all the time.
> >
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> I think to do float division the operands should be floats.
> So if you do:
>
> print float(a-x) / float(w)
>
> It should produce a floating point result.
>
> --
> Michael Connors
>
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