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# Div, Mod and variables

## Div, Mod and variables

(OP)
Why dont DIV and MOD let you use variables? Im trying to do <real variable> DIV <constant number> but it says operand error.

Its just silly if you ask me! hehe.

~*Gwar3k1*~
"To the pressure, everything's just like: an illusion. I'll be losing you before long..."

### RE: Div, Mod and variables

MOD wouldn't make any sense with a real variable, because the point of MOD is to return the remainder, while a real variable is designed to store the fraction....

If you want to get the remainder from a division of a real (or any other floating point) number is to move it into an integer first. Use the round/trunc etc. to get the right integer. If you want the effect of div, just divide with /, and then truncate.

Best wishes!

### RE: Div, Mod and variables

(OP)
Stupidity on my part i guess! lol i was using real variables, didnt cross my mind it should be integer type =P Thanks, hopefully Ill keep these stupid questions to a minimum lol

~*Gwar3k1*~
"To the pressure, everything's just like: an illusion. I'll be losing you before long..."

### RE: Div, Mod and variables

Don't worry. I like stupid questions because they're easier to answer.... (and how many times have I got in a panic because 3 div 4 * 100 was't 75???)

### RE: Div, Mod and variables

(OP)
lol k. =D

~*Gwar3k1*~
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