COMPUTE THE FLOOR OF A NUMBER
The floor of a real number A Programming Language. The floor function is also known as the greatest integer function.
, denoted by floor( ) or ⌊ ⌋, is the largest integer not greater than . The term "floor" and the corresponding notation ⌊ ⌋ were introduced by Kenneth E. Iverson in his 1962 book
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