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error using fprintf function

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A = 1000000000;
B = A / 512;
Error using fprintf
No format character vector.
Error in MachineProblem5 (line 4)
can someone please help me with this error, fprinf funtion suddenly goes into error. Same goes with my previous works, it began to display fprintf error


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KSSV on 20 Sep 2020
Edited: KSSV on 20 Sep 2020
You have to specify a format specifier.
A = 1000000000;
B = A / 512;
fprintf('%f\n',B); % %f is for floating point number, \n is for next line

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Joshua Mikhael Prieto
Joshua Mikhael Prieto on 20 Sep 2020
Thank you so much! That solves the problem. I'll always keep that in mind.

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