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# Python | divmod method

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Python's `divmod(~)` method takes two numbers and returns a tuple consisting of their quotient and remainder.

# Parameters

1. `a` | `number`

The numerator.

2. `b` | `number`

The denominator.

# Return value

A tuple consisting of the quotient and remainder from the integer division.

# Examples

To return the quotient and remainder of `9` divided by `4`:

``` divmod(9, 4) (2, 1) ```

We can see that the quotient of the division is `2` and the remainder is `1`.

To return the quotient and remainder of `8.0` divided by `2.5`:

``` divmod(8.0, 2.5) (3.0, 0.5) ```

We can see that the quotient of the division is `3.0` and the remainder is `0.5`.

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