Use integer arithmetic to get integer division round-up in Python. There is a simple technique for converting integer floor division into ceiling division:
Python integer division round up
A simple example code performs ceiling division in integer arithmetic. Here is a way to divide that round upwards if there is a non-zero remainder.
1 box can contain 10 items. So if the items typed by the user are 102 then the code should return 11 boxes.
items = 102 boxsize = 10 num_boxes = (items + boxsize - 1) print("No of boxed", num_boxes)
Do comment if you have any doubts or suggestions on this Python division topic.
Note: IDE: PyCharm 2021.3.3 (Community Edition)
All Python Examples are in Python 3, so Maybe its different from python 2 or upgraded versions.
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You forgot the division in your routine. The answer you got is not the one you state is correct.