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maskmethod

  • 2 years ago

Am working on ex. 2.3 from hw2.pdf. I'm trying to use math.ceil(276/19) but it returns 14 not 15. I'm running Python 2.7.2. I thought math.ceil() was supposed to round floats up not down.

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  1. rsmith6559
    • 2 years ago
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    Floats yes, you're giving it an integer. If given two integers in division, Python will do integer division. If one or both of the numbers is a float, you'll get what you're expecting.

  2. maskmethod
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    Thanks for the info. Sometimes it's just sitting in front of your face. I even read the Python docs on it and it still didn't click. Thanks again.

  3. rsmith6559
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    You're welcome.

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