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"Take a look at the example given below and think of other division."
I guess it should have been either "another division" , "the other division" or "other divisions" depending on the context?
Is there any other division?
That's one possibility for 'other division'. But, as opa pointed out, and as you should know by now, ostap, context is everything.
OK, I thought of a context.
In computer programming there is integer division and float/double division. Integer division, such as 7/3 gives 2. The remainder/modulo is dropped.
If a student said "7/3 is 2", a teacher might possibly say, "Think of other division" - ie. not integer division.
NOTE: I do not think this is what was meant. I think it's just bad English or inadequate editing.
5. Expressions — Python v2.7.1 documentation
"The integer division and modulo operators are connected by the following identity: x == (x/y)*y + (x%y). Integer division and modulo are also connected with the built-in function divmod(): divmod(x, y) == (x/y, x%y). These identities don’t hold for floating point numbers; there similar identities hold approximately where x/y is replaced by floor(x/y) or floor(x/y) - 1 [3]."
Yes, he could say, "Think about another type of division", or "another division", or "the other type of division". All of these are better.
But I thought the problem was finding a context in which it almost made sense - not where it was the best solution.
There is no possible context where your original sentence is the best solution.
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