CCC '02 S2 - Fraction Action

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Points: 5
Time limit: 2.0s
Memory limit: 64M

Problem type

Canadian Computing Competition: 2002 Stage 1, Junior #4, Senior #2

Many advanced calculators have a fraction feature that will simplify fractions for you. You are to write a program that will accept for input a non-negative integer as a numerator and a positive integer as a denominator, and output the fraction in simplest form. That is, the fraction cannot be reduced any further, and the numerator will be less than the denominator. You can assume that all input numerators and denominators will produce valid fractions.

Sample Input 1

28
7

Sample Output 1

4

Sample Input 2

13
5

Sample Output 2

2 3/5

Sample Input 3

0
7

Sample Output 3

0

Sample Input 4

55
10

Sample Output 4

5 1/2

Comments


  • 0
    FredeEmnetu  commented on Dec. 5, 2017, 10:53 p.m.

    For test case 4 it's 4 0/3 which is just 4 but I keep getting it wrong. Help


    • 0
      jkguipqnjcy49979693  commented on Dec. 5, 2017, 11:35 p.m.

      Your code suffers from precision issues (that is, a value of 1 in double ends up being "stored" as 0.9999999.... and that gets rounded down)

      As a good rule of thumb, whenever you can avoid floating point arithmetic, you should.


  • 0
    minecraftyugi  commented on March 11, 2015, 8:42 p.m.
    Answer of 0

    If the answer turns out to be 0 and a fraction, do we just need to print 0? I keep getting a wrong answer on the answers with 0 in them


    • 2
      kobortor  commented on March 11, 2015, 8:59 p.m.

      If the answer is 0 1/2, don't print the 0