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I'm going crazy trying to get my remainders to display I'M using the right operators but its still coming back a whole number.
How do I get correct Quotient responce.
 Quotient=Int_1%int_2;
 5%2 does not =2 it equals 2 etc/etc
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by:KangaRoo
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Don't understand:
int i, j, r;
r = i % j;
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by:Binder
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 I don´t know if I understand you correctly but are you trying to
do some divisions out of a string? A bit of code of what you are doing
may help.
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by:wolv491
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Edited text of question.
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by:arnond
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if you want real decimal numbers (like 1.23456...) you need to use floats. Either use floats instead of ints or cast them.

float fl_i,fl_j,q;
int int_i,int_j;

q=fl_i%fl_j;
or
q=((float) (int_i))/((float)(int_j));

Hope that's what you want,

Arnon David.
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by:nietod
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wolv491, please do not edit the question once a dialog has started, it makes it impossible to follow.

>> 5%2 does not =2 it equals 2 etc/etc
It should equal 1

We need to know what it is you are doing.  Can you explain this a little more clearly and/or post some code>
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by:nietod
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>> correct Quotient responce.
>> Quotient=Int_1%int_2;
pehaps you are mixing up / and %.

/ does division and returns the quotient.  when deailing with ints, it returns only the integer portion fo the quotient, like

5/2 = 2
6/2 = 3
7/2 = 3
8/2 = 4

% does division and returns the remainder.  like

5%2 = 1
6%2 = 0
7%2 = 1

5%3 = 2
6%3 = 0
7%3 = 1
8%3 = 2
9%3 = 0
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RONSLOW earned 150 total points
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Is it just me, or does the question title have nothing to do with the question.

And the question itself doesn't make sense.

>I'm going crazy trying to get my
>remainders to display

But your variable is called 'quotient' and you want remainders .. no wonder you're going crazy

>I'M using the right operators but its
>still coming back a whole number.

That is because quotients and remainders ARE whole numbers

>How do I get correct Quotient
>responce.

Which is it .. quotient or remainder?

> Quotient=Int_1%int_2;
> 5%2 does not =2 it equals 2 etc/etc

its not 2 .. it is two .. what does that mean?

All I can thing of is that you REALLY want to divide 5 by 2 and get 2.5 OR you want to get .5

Here's how
int i,j,k;
double d,r;
i = 5;
j = 2;
d = i/(double)j; // d is now 2.5
r = (i%j)/double(j) // r is now .5

OK?




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