# Re: [Jprogramming] Fractional parts

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From these test data (two floats, two integers, different signs), to get the fractional parts

```
v=. 2.25 _8.11 16 _3

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simply taking the Residue (when dividing by 1) doesn't work (error at negative float position)
```
1|v
0.25 0.89 0 0

So first get Magnitude

| v
2.25 8.11 16 3

then take Residue

1 | (| v)
0.25 0.11 0 0

then get the sign right (see Raul's remark below)

(*v) * (1 | | v)
0.25 _0.11 0 0

and put it as verb (fp), written as a fork

fp=. * * 1||
fp v
0.25 _0.11 0 0

-M

At 2017-08-06 02:14, you wrote:

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Eh... but that's wrong. You can't add any integer to 0.542857 to get _0.542857.
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If you want signed fractions, you'd need something like (*@] * (| |))

Thanks,

--
Raul

On Sat, Aug 5, 2017 at 10:01 PM, 'Pascal Jasmin' via Programming
<programm...@jsoftware.com> wrote:
> combining other answers we get the cute:

```
> 1 (| |) _0.542857 _1.1875 1.96552 2.92308 4.13043 5.7 7.82353 10.8571 15.5455 23.75
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> ________________________________
> From: Bill <bbill....@gmail.com>
> To: "programm...@jsoftware.com" <programm...@jsoftware.com>
> Sent: Saturday, August 5, 2017 8:30 PM
> Subject: Re: [Jprogramming] Fractional parts

> this also depends on what do you expect for negative numbers.

> Sent from my iPhone

> On 6 Aug, 2017, at 7:35 AM, Skip Cave <s...@caveconsulting.com> wrote:

>> Oops! i meant:
>>
>> How does one find the fractional parts of a vector of floating point
>> numbers?
>>
>> 0.542857 1.1875 1.96552 2.92308 4.13043 5.7 7.82353 10.8571 15.5455 23.75
>> 41.8 114 247
>>
>> i want:
>> 0.542857 0.1875 0.96552 0.92308 0.13043 0.7 0.82353 0.8571 5.5455 0.75 0.8
>> 0 0
>>
>> (Last two integers have zero fractional part.)
>>
>>
>> Skip Cave
>> Cave Consulting LLC
>>
>> On Sat, Aug 5, 2017 at 6:30 PM, Skip Cave <s...@caveconsulting.com> wrote:
>>
>>> How does one find the fractional parts of a vector of floating point
>>> numbers?
>>>
>>> 0.542857 1.1875 1.96552 2.92308 4.13043 5.7 7.82353 10.8571 15.5455 23.75
>>> 41.8 114 247
>>>
>>> i want:
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>>> 0.542857 0.1875 0.96552 0.92308 0.13043 0.7 0.82353 0.8571 5.5455 0.75 0.8
```>>> 114 247
>>>
>>> Skip
>>>
>>> Skip Cave
>>> Cave Consulting LLC
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