[Tutor] meaning of % in: if n % x == 0:
Hugo Arts
hugo.yoshi at gmail.com
Thu Sep 1 04:29:32 CEST 2011
ah, my mistake. I was in a hurry writing that post, which is a really
bad idea :/
On Thu, Sep 1, 2011 at 2:09 AM, Steven D'Aprano <steve at pearwood.info> wrote:
> Hugo Arts wrote:
>
>> n % y == 0 if n is divisible by y. This is useful in factoring prime
>> numbers
>
> If you find a way to factor *prime numbers*, you're doing something wrong.
>
> :)
>
> (By definition, a prime number has no factors apart from itself and one,
> which are trivial.)
>
> You mean, factorising numbers into the product of primes.
>
>
>
> --
> Steven
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