Python Modulus Operator

In Python, Arithmetic Modulus Operator takes two operands and returns the remainder of their integer division.

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Syntax

The syntax to find the remainder in the division of numbers: a and b using Modulus Operator is

a % b

The above expression returns a number.

Example

In the following program, we take two numbers: a, b; and find the remainder in the integer division a / b.

main.py

a = 6
b = 4

result = a % b

print(result)
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Output

2

Conclusion

In this Python Tutorial, we learned about Arithmetic Modulus Operator, its syntax, and usage, with examples.