(vector-set! bucket (truncate x) y)

From: Ben L. Di Vito <b.l.divito_at_larc.nasa.gov>
Date: Fri, 11 Aug 2000 15:38:14 -0400 (EDT)

Ron Stanonik writes:
> So, truncate isn't returning an integer. Sorry if this is a newbie
> question, but how do I get an integer from a real?

Just apply the inexact->exact conversion:

  STk> (inexact->exact (truncate 5.3))

This conversion function should be described in the standard Scheme books
along with other issues related to exact vs. inexact numbers.

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