bc 1/2 0 5/3 1 10/3 3
When a fraction is entered into
bc, the result is truncated to an integer. How can this behavior be avoided, such that the output of a division operation is a real number?
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Try something like
From the man page:
scale ( expression )
The value of the scale function is the number of digits after the decimal point in the expression.
By default, the scale is 0, so no digits after the decimal are shown.