# MatLab: Div function?

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First of all, I hope I posted in the right forum section.

Is there a Div function in MatLab?

For example:  the div of 15/4 = 3??

I tried: 15 div 4

and i get an Error: Unexpected MATLAB expression.

I have been searching all over internet without finding anything...

I use the 2011 version.

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Divide and round the result. Depending on how you want to round negative numbers, you have the option to use floor or fix.

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I know that it works by just making the  division then using floor.

But was wondering if there was a function. :P

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Never used MatLab. I have used google before though...

http://www.mathworks.co.uk/help/matlab/ref/idivide.html

It looks like

a ./ b

will work.

I googled "matlab integer division function"

EDIT: Maybe not, as I said I haven't used MatLab before... EDIT2: That looks like some kind of array operator, so go with idivide

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I just tried it does not work. :)

Anyways I created a div function myself for now. :P

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Yeah I realised it wasn't right and edited, looks like idivide is what you want. I can't do a search for ./ using the search box and it's not hyperlinked... not impressed with the MatLab documentation!

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First of all, I hope I posted in the right forum section.

Is there a Div function in MatLab?

For example:  the div of 15/4 = 3??

I tried: 15 div 4

and i get an Error: Unexpected MATLAB expression.

I have been searching all over internet without finding anything...

I use the 2011 version.

There is this,

http://www.mathworks.com/help/matlab/ref/idivide.html

-Josh

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idivide is probably the function you want. FYI, you can also cast matrices to integers using int32() and other primitive types.

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