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Hello everyone , Please can you explain to me why the terminal print the variable mean like a float knowing that i didn't define it like a float
Python
counter = 0
Sum = 0

while counter < 5:
	Mark = int(input("Enter the mark M{} = ".format(counter+1)))
	counter += 1
	Sum = Sum + Mark

Mean = Sum / 5 

print("the sum is : ",Sum)
print("The mean is : ",Mean)


What I have tried:

Coding on the text editor and searching on the net
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Updated 13-Oct-21 11:07am
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Member 15329613 13-Oct-21 16:04pm    
What do the print statements print?

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Python does dynamic typing - there is no way to statically type a variable. When you do Mean = Sum / 5 Python computes this in floating point for you. You can force integer division using the // operator. Note that this does not round to the nearest multiple so 17 // 3 evaluates to 5, not 6. To get the remainder use the modulus operator %
 
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