Quotient

Mark Waddingham mark at livecode.com
Mon Jun 24 15:26:08 EDT 2019


Try ‘div’ :)

Mark.

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> On 24 Jun 2019, at 20:22, Richmond via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
> Err . . .
> 
> So; I have several numbers that have to be divided by other numbers:
> 
> 28 / 3
> 
> 301 / 10
> 
> 44 / 6
> 
> now these will all yield "awkward numbers" consisting of a quotient and a remainder:
> 
> 9.33
> 
> 30.1
> 
> 7.33
> 
> Now I know one could be "ever so slightly potty" in LiveCode to get the quotient by doing something
> like this:
> 
> put 28/3 into XX
> put (28 mod 3) into YY
> put (XX - YY) into ZZ
> 
> but that seems a long way round . . . but I cannot work out what the equivalent term to 'mod'
> is to get the quotient in LiveCode.
> 
> Richmond.
> 
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