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# Division (/) vs Floor Division (//)?

im going back through basics to help further understand material in more advanced topics of python and i never really thought about it till now but whats the difference between the 2?

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Floor division divides, and if the division returns decimal points, it rounds down to the nearest whole number. (or one decimal place)

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ahhhh i feel you so 20 / 6 = 3.3333..., but 20 // 6 = 3.