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    Default Dividing numbers

    Right, I am kind of sorry for bothering you guys with a beginner question like this, but I cannot get over this relatively simple problem.

    So, I have this number, lets say, 12345678 and I want to turn it into number 12,3456789. How do I do that? 12345678/1000000 outputs 12.
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    Default Re: Dividing numbers

    That's how integer division works: it throws away any fraction (digits right of the decimal point); if at least one of the operands isn't an int, 'normal' division is applied; (hint 1000000.0 isn't an int).

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    Default Re: Dividing numbers

    1000000.0
    Without that it is treated as integer division, which gives an integer result.
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    I knew I should have refreshed the page....
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