# Arithmetic Basics

## Create some simulated variables

x = 6 y = 9

## x plus y

x + y

15

## x minus y

x - y

-3

## x times y

x * y

54

## the remainder of x divided by y

x % y

6

## x divided by y

x / y

0.6666666666666666

## x divided by y (floor) (i.e. the quotient)

x // y

0

## x raised to the y power

x ** y

10077696

## x plus y, then divide by x

(x + y) / x

2.5

## Classics vs. floor division. This varies between 2.x and 3.x.

### Classic divison of 3 by 5

3 / 5

0.6

### Floor divison of 3 by 5. This means it truncates any remainder down the its "floor"

3 // 5

0

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