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MOD Function

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

MOD(<number>, <divisor>)

Term

Definition

number

The number for which you want to find the remainder after the division is performed.

divisor

The number by which you want to divide.

A whole number.

If the divisor is 0 (zero), MOD returns an error. You cannot divide by 0.

The MOD function can be expressed in terms of the INT function: MOD(n, d) = n - d*INT(n/d)

The following formula returns 1, the remainder of 3 divided by 2.

=MOD(3,2)

The following formula returns -1, the remainder of 3 divided by 2. Note that the sign is always the same as the sign of the divisor.

=MOD(-3,-2)
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