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# Meaning of //

5//2

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Floor division

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5/2=2.5 ------->Simple division
5//2=2. 0--------->The quotient of the division is the result.
5%2=1 --------->The rest of the division is the result.

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I think that this question has also been asked multiple times so if you had searched you would have found the answer that way too.

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That's the floor division.
5 // 2 = int(5 / 2) = 2

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Run this in your IDE.
a = 5/2 # 2.5
print(a, type(a))
b = 5//2 # 2..... as the .5 is removed
print(b, type(b))

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// is floor division. It will divide the first number by the second number but will round it down if it is not an integer. It does the same as int(5/2), where it does 5/2 but forces it to become an integer. And as I'm sure you know, integers can only be whole numbers. Therefore, 5//2=int(5/2)=2, but 5/2=2.5. I hope this helps! :D

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// is floor division, meaning after division it will round the number down always rather than up

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Floor division...ie. returns only the quotient part

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// it means floor division (will only give the main value in a decimal

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it is floor division
example:
9//8
1.0

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it means floor division
5/2 =2.5
5//2 =2
the decimals is removed

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Floor division
,the decimal is removed after division

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floor division is a division with integer result

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for example
lets take a number 10, when we divide it with 4 the quotient will come 2.
so, basically meaning of // is the quotient that comes after dividing a number.
similarly 5//2 will result in 2.

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x // y = int(x - (x/y))

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Bonjour comment vas tu

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7//2=3
double slash give only integer value it does not consider float vale
7/2= 3.5

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it means floor division
for ex:14//4=3
answer is 3 as it takes highest value of quotient.