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MOD

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Returns the remainder after number is divided by divisor. The result has the same sign as divisor.

Syntax

MOD ( number , divisor )

Number is the number for which you want to find the remainder.

Divisor is the number by which you want to divide number.

Remarks

  • If divisor is 0, MOD returns the #DIV/0! error value.

  • The MOD function can be expressed in terms of the INT function:

    MOD(n, d) = n - d*INT(n/d)
    

Example

Formula

Description (Result)

=MOD(3, 2)

Remainder of 3/2. (1)

=MOD(-3, 2)

Remainder of -3/2. The sign is the same as divisor. (1)

=MOD(3, -2)

Remainder of 3/-2. The sign is the same as divisor. (-1)

=MOD(-3, -2)

Remainder of -3/-2. The sign is the same as divisor. (-1)

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