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The '''/''' mathematical operator performs decimal point division on a numerical value.
The [[/]] mathematical operator performs decimal point division on a numerical value.
 




{{PageSyntax}}  
{{PageSyntax}}  
::: return_value = number '''/''' divisor
:return_value = number [[/]] divisor
 




{{PageDescription}}
{{PageDescription}}
* Number value can be any literal or variable numerical type.
* Number value can be any literal or variable numerical type.
* Return values can be any literal or variable numerical type, but [[SINGLE]] or [[DOUBLE]] type decimal point returns are likely.
* Return values can be any literal or variable numerical type, but [[SINGLE]] or [[DOUBLE]] type decimal point returns are likely.
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''See also:''
{{PageSeeAlso}}
* [[MOD|MOD (remainder division operator)]]  
* [[MOD|MOD (remainder division operator)]]  
* [[\|\ (integer division operator)]]
* [[\|\ (integer division operator)]]
* [[*|* (multiplication operator)]]
* [[INT]], [[CINT]], [[FIX]], [[_ROUND]]
* [[INT]], [[CINT]], [[FIX]], [[_ROUND]]
* [[Mathematical Operations]]
* [[Mathematical Operations]]

Latest revision as of 16:26, 28 February 2021

The / mathematical operator performs decimal point division on a numerical value.


Syntax

return_value = number / divisor


Description

  • Number value can be any literal or variable numerical type.
  • Return values can be any literal or variable numerical type, but SINGLE or DOUBLE type decimal point returns are likely.
  • Values returned may be expressed using exponential or scientific notation using E for SINGLE or D for DOUBLE precision.
  • Use the \ integer division operator to guarantee INTEGER or LONG return values.
  • Division and multiplication operations are performed before addition and subtraction in QBasic's order of operations.


See also



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