Author mark.dickinson
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Date 2021-02-18.17:21:42
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I can't recall where I saw this originally, but you can use the spaceship operator "--0--" to turn floor division into ceiling division:

>>> 12//5
2
>>> --0-- 12//5
3

There's also the ++0++ operator when you want to emphasize that you really *do* mean floor division:

>>> ++0++ 12//5
2

But yes, -(-n // d) is the easy (if a little bit cryptic) way to get the ceiling of n / d.
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