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Old 08-26-2010
division by zero


I am searching for a way to calculate for example 10/100 within a shellscript and the result should be 0.1 and not just 0.

Every alternative i tried just results 0

Thank you in advance

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Old 08-26-2010
awk 'BEGIN { print 10/100 }'

# 3  
Old 08-26-2010
try this in shell script

div=$(echo "scale=2; 10 / 100" | bc)

echo "$div"
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Old 08-26-2010
echo "scale=2;10/100" | bc

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Old 08-26-2010
Originally Posted by posner
try this in shell script

div=$(echo "scale=2; 10 / 100" | bc)

echo "$div"
It works, but the output is ".1" and not "0.1" Smilie

I can`t calculate further with ".1"
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Old 08-26-2010
In bc you can.
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Old 08-26-2010
Originally Posted by bartus11
In bc you can.
Thats right and it works... Thanks!!!
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