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syntax:functions:rem

Rem(dividend, divisor)

Category: Number function


Description

This function returns the remainder of the quotient of two numbers.


Arguments

ArgumentTypeDescription
dividendNumberThe value being divided.
divisorNumber (non-zero)The value the divident is being divided by.


Return value type: Number (Integer)


Remarks

This function performs division much as the expression dividend / divisor would, except that only the remainder of the division, if there is any, is returned as a whole number.


Examples

rem(12,4) //Returns 0
rem(15,3) //Returns 0
rem(21,5) //Returns 1  (Remainder only returned as a whole number.)
rem(-14,5) //Returns -4  (Remainder only returned as a whole number.)


See also

syntax/functions/rem.txt · Last modified: 2021/08/11 15:32 by craigt