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Python Numeric Operations

Basic Numeric operations - Python as calculator

Learn the basic operations. Enter into phython interepter by typing python in your terminal / command prompt

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(base) ~ ➤ python
Python 3.8.8 (default, Apr 13 2021, 12:59:45)
[Clang 10.0.0 ] :: Anaconda, Inc. on darwin
Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
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Addition

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>>> 1+2
3
>>> 5+6
11
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Subtraction

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>>> 1-2
-1
>>> 5-9
-4
>>> 11-2
9

Multiplication

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>>> 2*2
4
>>> 7*9
63

Division

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>>> 3/2
1.5
>>> 9/4
2.25

Modulus

Note: It return the reminder value

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>>> 3 % 2
1
>>> 2 % 5
2

Floor Division

Note: Floor division gives result ignores any numbers post decimal

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>>> 8/3
2.6666666666666665
>>> 8//3
2

In above you could see .6666666666666665 been ignored and just 1 been given as result

Power of

To get 24

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>>> 2**4
16

You can do the same above by assigning it to variables

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>>> a = 10
>>> b = 20
>>> a * 2
20
>>> b + b + a
50

Priority

Python follows BODMAS to perform operations

  • Bracket of
  • Division
  • Multiplication
  • Addition
  • Substraction Modulus is performed last unless mentioned within brackets

Operations are performed in above order


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