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Python Python Basics Functions and Looping Functions

thomas shepard
thomas shepard
278 Points

6:38 in video. Why 2 // instead of 1?

self explainitory

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,645 Points

That's the symbol for "integer divide". It discards any remainder instead of creating a fractional component.

For example:   5 / 2 = 2.5   but   5 // 2 = 2.