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I'm trying to get the decimal part only of my number by trying to divide it to 1 and getting the remainder.

This is how I tried it:

answer = somefloat%1

However it gives me an error saying Invalid operands 'float' and 'int' in operator '%'.

So I also tried turning '1' into float:

answer = somefloat%1.0

Then it gave me this Invalid operands 'float' and 'float' in operator '%'.

Can someone please tell me any other solutions for this?

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You're not looking for the reciprocal. The reciprocal of a number is the number that, when multiplied by that number, will give 1.

Oops.. Yeah.. Sorry. I was meant to say remainder, not reciprocal. lol

Will edit now.. :P

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Ooh.. I didn't know that existed.. Thanks!

For those of us in the future, the function is really fmod

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Nevermind.. I got the answer. Though I don't know if this is the best way to do it.

Apparently '%' operator can't deal with floats so to get the decimal part only I used this:

answer = somefloat - int(somefloat)

By using int(), it automatically gets rid of the decimal part so when you subtract it to the ones with a decimal value, you could get rid of the integer part.

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