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**the integer part is ... (?? distributive ??)**

## Homework Statement

Define the floor of a real number k where [k] is the least smallest integer from k.

I want to show that [a - b] = [a] -

n/a

[1.2 - 5.7] = [-3.8] = -4

[1.2] - [5.7] = 1 - 5 = -4

I am not sure how to go about generalizing the observation above to all numbers.

## Homework Equations

n/a

## The Attempt at a Solution

[1.2 - 5.7] = [-3.8] = -4

[1.2] - [5.7] = 1 - 5 = -4

I am not sure how to go about generalizing the observation above to all numbers.