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# Getting quotient and remainder in Python

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We can use Python's `divmod(~)` built-in function to get the both the quotient and remainder. Alternatively, if we only want the quotient we can use `//` and if we only want the remainder we can use `%`.

# Examples

## Both quotient and remainder

To get the quotient and remainder as a tuple:

``` divmod(11, 3) (3, 2) ```

We can use unpacking to store the quotient and remainder to separate variables:

``` quot, rem = divmod(11, 3)print("Quotient: ", quot)print("Remainder: ", rem) Quotient: 3Remainder: 2 ```

## Only quotient

To get only the quotient we can use the `//` operator:

``` print(11 // 3) 3 ```

## Only remainder

To get only the remainder we can use the `%` operator:

``` print(11 % 3) 2 ```
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