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## How to receive decimal number result after dividing

hi all,

probably silly question, but can someone please guide me how can I receive a result in decimal number after dividing two numbers? I am always getting result in whole number. Formula looks like this:

div(int(variables('Recharge')),43300)

Lukas
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Super User

How are you using the result?  Is it going into a variable?  If so, what is the data type of the variable.

Here is an example that shows getting a decimal output:

Scott

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Scott
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Hi @lamacz,

Have your problem be solved refer to @ScottShearer 's solution?

As @ScottShearer 's solution, you could convert the int value to float value, then you could get the float result after div.

The screensho of the flow as below:

The expression in the Compose as below:

`div(variables('Recharge'),float(43300))`

The flow would run successfully as below:

Best regards,

Alice

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Super User

How are you using the result?  Is it going into a variable?  If so, what is the data type of the variable.

Here is an example that shows getting a decimal output:

Scott

If you like my response, please give it a Thumbs Up.

Scott
Community Support

Hi @lamacz,

Have your problem be solved refer to @ScottShearer 's solution?

As @ScottShearer 's solution, you could convert the int value to float value, then you could get the float result after div.

The screensho of the flow as below:

The expression in the Compose as below:

`div(variables('Recharge'),float(43300))`

The flow would run successfully as below:

Best regards,

Alice

Frequent Visitor

hi both,

it was a truly silly qustion, yours solutions are working. I was incorrectly using integer type of variable to store results.

Many thanks

Lukas

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