PYTHON bcdiv

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In python, the slash is the division operator.
As per example:
import decimal
decimal.getcontext().prec = 3
print(decimal.Decimal('105') / decimal.Decimal('6.5595'))

PHP bcdiv

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bcdiv

(PHP 4, PHP 5)

bcdivDivide two arbitrary precision numbers

Description

string bcdiv ( string $left_operand , string $right_operand [, int $scale ] )

Divides the left_operand by the right_operand .

Parameters

left_operand

The left operand, as a string.

right_operand

The right operand, as a string.

scale

This optional parameter is used to set the number of digits after the decimal place in the result. You can also set the global default scale for all functions by using bcscale().

Return Values

Returns the result of the division as a string, or NULL if right_operand is 0.

Examples

Example #1 bcdiv() example

<?php

echo bcdiv('105''6.55957'3);  // 16.007

?>

See Also

  • bcmul() - Multiply two arbitrary precision number