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I'm aware that Solidity doesn't support double and floating values.

I'd like to know if there's any way, in Solidity, to get the floor of a division, like: floor(x/2), where x can be any arbitrary "uint" value? so we can get: floor(5/2)=2;

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Solidity uses integer division, which is equivalent to floored division.

In solidity, 5/2 == 2


Note: Workaround for integer literals feature of solidity

You can try uint b = uint(5)/2;

Solidity is trying to help you to not make mistakes.

  • thanks for the answer. I tried in Remix; but it's not working! – Ay. Aug 23 '17 at 13:53
  • What's not working? What result do you get? What code are you using, etc. – Tjaden Hess Aug 23 '17 at 17:11
  • I tried: uint b= 5/2; and also int cc= 5/2; – Ay. Aug 23 '17 at 17:15
  • Try uint b=uint(5)/2; . Sometimes solidity tries to help you to not make mistakes solidity.readthedocs.io/en/develop/types.html#rational-literals – Ismael Aug 24 '17 at 3:50
  • Thanks, it works now. It'd be nice if you could add your last comment to the answer. – Ay. Aug 24 '17 at 9:27

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