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Ruby program to divide a number from another number without using the division '/' operator

Ruby Example: Write a program to divide a number from another number without using the division "/" operator.
Submitted by Nidhi, on December 01, 2021

Problem Solution:

In this program, we will read two integer numbers from the user. Then we will divide a number from a number without using the "/" operator.

Program/Source Code:

The source code to divide a number from another number without using the division "/" operator is given below. The given program is compiled and executed successfully.

# Ruby program to divide a number from another number 
# without using division "/" operator

print "Enter number1: ";
num1 = gets.chomp.to_i;  

print "Enter number2: ";
num2 = gets.chomp.to_i;  

quotient = 0;

if num1 < 0
   num1 = -num1 ;
   if num2 < 0
       num2 = - num2 ;
   else
       negResult = true;
   end
elsif num2 < 0
   num2 = - num2 ;
   negResult = true;
end

while num1 >= num2
   num1 = num1 - num2 ;
   quotient = quotient + 1 ;
end

if negResult == true
    quotient = -quotient ;
end

print "Result: ",quotient;

Output:

Enter number1: 21
Enter number2: 3
Result: 7

Explanation:

In the above program, we read two integer numbers from the user. Then we divided an input number from another number without using the "/" operator and printed the result.

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