Get quotient and residue from a division executing just one operation


I need to know how can i get quotient and residue from a division executing just one operation, using python or c++.

Asked By: Sebastián



For Python, the function you are looking for is called divmod():

divmod(a, b)

Take two (non-complex) numbers as arguments and return a pair of numbers consisting of their quotient and remainder when using integer division. With mixed operand types, the rules for binary arithmetic operators apply. For integers, the result is the same as (a // b, a % b). For floating point numbers the result is (q, a % b), where q is usually math.floor(a / b) but may be 1 less than that. In any case q * b + a % b is very close to a, if a % b is non-zero it has the same sign as b, and 0 <= abs(a % b) < abs(b).

Answered By: Jeremy Friesner
quotient, reminder = divmod(10, 3)
print(quotient, reminder)  # 3 1

Answered By: bitflip
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