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SDIV

Description

The SDIV function performs a string division of two base 10-string numbers and rounds the result to 14 decimal places. It generally takes the form:

SDIV(expr1, expr2)

Where:

expr1 and expr2 are strings consisting of numeric characters, with either optionally including a decimal part.

Use the SDIV function with numbers that may exceed a valid range with standard arithmetic operators.

The PRECISION declaration has no effect on the value returned by SDIV.

Examples of use may be as:

A = 2
B = 3
CRT SDIV (A,B)

to display 0.66666666666666 to the screen, or

PRECISION 2
CRT SDIV (355,113)

to display 3.14159292035398. 


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