%

Divide two numbers, output the remainder

Description

% takes two numbers, divides one by the other and outputs the remainder of the division.

Arguments

Name Type Opt Description
initial-value int opt Sets an initial value for the divisor. If there is no argument, the divisor is set to 1 initially.

Messages

bang In left inlet: Performs the operation with the numbers currently stored.
int input [int]
In left inlet: The number is divided by the number in the right inlet, and the remainder is sent out the outlet.
  (inlet1) divisor [int]
In right inlet: The number is stored as the divisor (the number to be divided into the number in the left inlet) for calculating the remainder.
float input [float]
Converted to int.
set set-input [int]
Sets the number to be divided without causing output (bang will output it).
list number-divided and divisor [list]
In left inlet: The first number is divided by the second number, and the remainder is sent out the outlet.

Information for box attributes common to all objects

Output

int: When the two numbers in the inlets are divided, the remainder is sent out the outlet. % is called the modulo operator.

Examples

Find the remainder of a division

See Also

Name Description
expr Evaluate a mathematical expression
!/ Division object (inlets reversed)
/ Divide two numbers, output the result
Max Basic Tutorial 6: Simple Math in Max Max Basic Tutorial 6: Simple Math in Max