Programming in Python : Arithmetic operations in python

Python is a functional programming language. Arithmetic operations are simply done as shown below in python interactive mode.

>>> 3+5
8

>>> (10+40)/10
5
A value can be assigned to sevaral variables simultaneously. Complex numbers are also supported. Imaginary numbers are written with a suffix j or J. In a complex number z, z.real and z.imag returns real and imaginary parts respectively. In interactive mode the last printed character is assigned to a variable’_’.

>>> x = y = z = 0

>>> -1j * 1j
(1+0j)

>>> a=678

>>> a*23
15594

>>> print _
15594

>>> _/22
708

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Author: Abhilash

Hi, this is Abhilash - Senior Programmer Analyst at CoMakeIT, specialised on web programming. Mainly working on Ruby On Rails platform since 2010.

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