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Language: C++
Expertise: Beginner
Feb 14, 2000

Explaining the Modulus Operator

Question:
What does the modulus (%) operator do?

Answer:
The modulus operator returns the remainder of a division operation. For example, 5%2 equals 1 because dividing 5 by 2 gives 2 and the remainder is 1, which is the value returned from this expression.

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