Quotient data type

I'm a first year computer science student. The programming paper I'm doing at Massey University is (unfortunately) in C#. And that s the language I'll use in the following examples.
From what I've understood about basic data types; an integer is a whole number, with no fraction or decimal value, and doubles and floats are numbers with a decimal value. This works well for most common calculations, but sometimes it is more accurate or convenient to store a value as a fraction; a quotient of two integers.

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11:25AM: "[You] introduced multitouch on iPhone, what about for the Mac?"

Steve: "Makes sense for the iPhone, not sure it makes sense in the Mac. Classify that as a research project."

From Engadget: Apple's summer Mac product press conference

WTF? How can such usability revolutionists not realize the potential of putting multi-touch technology on the desktop?

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