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Extracts the denominator of the rational Number and unifies the resulting
integer with Result.
- An integer or rational number.
- Output: integer.
This predicate is used by the ECLiPSe compiler to expand evaluable
arithmetic expressions. So the call to denominator(Number, Result) is
Result is denominator(Number)
which should be preferred.
In coroutining mode, if Number is uninstantiated, the call to
denominator/2 is delayed until this variable is instantiated.
Modes and Determinism
- (4) instantiation fault
- Number is not instantiated (non-coroutining mode only).
- (5) type error
- Number is a float or breal.
- (24) number expected
- Number is not of a numeric type.
Result is denominator(3_4). % gives Result = 4
Result is denominator(9_12). % gives Result = 4
Result is denominator(-3_4). % gives Result = 4
Result is denominator(25). % gives Result = 1
Result is denominator(2.5). % type error
is / 2, numerator / 2, rational / 2