+0  
 
-1
147
2
avatar

what is the mathematical function mod

Guest Apr 19, 2017
Sort: 

2+0 Answers

 #1
avatar+403 
+1

In computing, the modulo operation finds the remainder after division of one number by another (sometimes called modulus). Given two positive numbers, a (the dividend) and n (the divisor), a modulo n (abbreviated as a mod n) is the remainder of the Euclidean division of a by n.

Neptune  Apr 19, 2017
 #2
avatar+18777 
0

what is the mathematical function mod

 

Formula:

\(a \text{ mod } b = a-b\cdot [\frac ab] \qquad \qquad [\frac ab] \text{ is the integer part of a divided b}\)

 

Example:

\(102 \text{ mod } 12 = 102-12\cdot [\frac{102}{12}] \\ 102 \text{ mod } 12 = 102-12\cdot [8.5] \\ 102 \text{ mod } 12 = 102-12\cdot 8 \\ 102 \text{ mod } 12 = 102-96 \\ 102 \text{ mod } 12 = 6 \)

 

The remainder of \(\frac{102}{12} \) is 6

 

laugh

heureka  Apr 20, 2017
edited by heureka  Apr 20, 2017
edited by heureka  Apr 20, 2017

19 Online Users

avatar
avatar
We use cookies to personalise content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyse our traffic. We also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners.  See details