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Divides two numbers and returns the remainder.
result = number1 % number2
The % operator syntax has these parts:
Part Description result Any variable. number1 Any numeric expression. number2 Any numeric expression.
The modulus, or remainder, operator divides number1 by number2 (rounding floating-point numbers to integers) and returns only the remainder as result. For example, in the following expression, A (which is result) equals 5.For information on when a run-time error is generated by the % operator, see the Operator Behavior table.A = 19 % 6.7