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Modulo EQUALS (Transact-SQL)

Divides one number by another and sets a value to the result of the operation. For example, if a variable @x equals 38, then @x %= 5 takes the original value of @x, divides by 5 and sets @x to the remainder of that division (3).

Applies to: SQL Server (SQL Server 2008 through current version), Azure SQL Database.

Topic link icon Transact-SQL Syntax Conventions

expression %= expression

expression

Is any valid expression of any one of the data types in the numeric category except the bit data type.

Returns the data type of the argument with the higher precedence. For more information, see Data Type Precedence (Transact-SQL).

For more information, see Modulo (Transact-SQL).

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