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triko
11-23-2012, 12:29 PM
Hi all guy!! I have problem begginer!!
In my equazion random ex: 140/26 = 5 rest 10.
How to do make my rest 10 and put in an a Variable? (in Javascript)?


function rest ()
{
var a = 140;
var b = 26;
var division = a / b; // 140 / 26 = 5 rest 10 :D
alert (division);

sunfighter
11-23-2012, 03:03 PM
<script type="text/javascript">
var a = 140;
var b = 26;
var division = Math.floor(a/b);
var reminder = a%b;
alert(division+" with a remember of "+reminder);
</script>

triko
11-23-2012, 06:41 PM
<script type="text/javascript">
var a = 140;
var b = 26;
var division = Math.floor(a/b);
var reminder = a%b;
alert(division+" with a remember of "+reminder);
</script>

Ei ! :D i'm test your code but the rest or remember isn't correct, i write 131 / 26
= 5 and rest 0, the code back me rest remember 1 ... :D
Can you explain me how to do the 1%b :D Thanks guy for your time!!

Philip M
11-23-2012, 06:56 PM
Ei ! :D i'm test your code but the rest or remember isn't correct, i write 131 / 26
= 5 and rest 0, the code back me rest remember 1 ... :D
Can you explain me how to do the 1%b :D Thanks guy for your time!!

Well, that is the correct answer!



<script type="text/javascript">
var a = 131;
var b = 26;
var division = Math.floor(a/b);
var remainder = a%b;
alert (division+" with a remainder of "+remainder); // 5 with a remainder of 1
</script>

Your English seems rather fractured. The word is remainder, not reminder or remember.

Old Pedant
11-23-2012, 10:03 PM
Actually, it was Sunfighter who used "remember" and "reminder" instead of "remainder".

Not sure they teach English in Missouri. <grin/>

sunfighter
11-23-2012, 11:10 PM
hee hee, Guess it was.

Old Pedant
11-23-2012, 11:16 PM
Hey, this is the JavaScript forum, not the English forum. You got the important part right. <grin/>

triko
11-23-2012, 11:19 PM
Well, that is the correct answer!



<script type="text/javascript">
var a = 131;
var b = 26;
var division = Math.floor(a/b);
var remainder = a%b;
alert (division+" with a remainder of "+remainder); // 5 with a remainder of 1
</script>

Your English seems rather fractured. The word is remainder, not reminder or remember.

No Philip I had copy the word by code of sunfighter!!!!
But, don't understand what is a%b :D

triko
11-23-2012, 11:22 PM
Hey, this is the JavaScript forum, not the English forum. You got the important part right. <grin/>

Thanks Pedant for clarification :) But, however the English it's more important for make oneself understood :D Infact my English , it's a little crap!!! no, more crap :D

Old Pedant
11-23-2012, 11:26 PM
a % b means *EXACTLY* "calculate the remainder when a is divided by b".

% is properly called the "modulo operator". What you called "rest" and we call "remainder" are both NOT correct mathematical terminology. "Modulo" is the correct terminology and % is indeed the modulo operator.

Incidentally, many languages use % as the modulo operator:
JavaScript
Java
C
C++
C#
PHP
and more.

triko
11-23-2012, 11:48 PM
a % b means *EXACTLY* "calculate the remainder when a is divided by b".

% is properly called the "modulo operator". What you called "rest" and we call "remainder" are both NOT correct mathematical terminology. "Modulo" is the correct terminology and % is indeed the modulo operator.

Incidentally, many languages use % as the modulo operator:
JavaScript
Java
C
C++
C#
PHP
and more.

An ok, so the name correct it's Modulo :D OK... however I had called "rest" because in Italian remainder is resto!
:D



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