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Re: solving modulo trouble

by aaron_baugher (Curate)
on Jun 20, 2015 at 21:57 UTC ( #1131299=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to solving modulo trouble

In math terms, when you do a division problem, dividing gives you the quotient and taking the modulo gives you the remainder. Here, dividing a number of seconds by 3600 and dropping the decimal gives you the hours. Taking the modulo gives you the remainder of seconds:

my $s = 7209; # 2 hours and 9 seconds my $hours = int $s/3600; my $seconds = $s % 3600;

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