Am 22.12.2012 11:55, schrieb Alan Forrester:
>
> On 22 Dec 2012, at 08:45, sto.mar / web.de wrote:
>
>> Am 22.12.2012 07:11, schrieb rubyinfo:
>>> I believe ruby followed c in the convention of integer/integer => integer
>>> so you get 9/5 => 2
>>
>> No, 9 / 5 => 1 !
>>
>> Integer division with quotient 1, remainder (modulus) 4.
>
> What appears to happen is that Ruby does the division and rounds down to the nearest integer.
>
> Alan


See `ri Numeric#divmod' for a detailed description and examples:
for integers a and b, a/b returns floor(a/b).

(Also note that remainder and modulus are not the same.)


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