Arithmetic - Operations on columns
28.1
Lesson

Introduction to Modulus

SQL can perform arithmetic operations like addition, subtraction, division or modulus.

Modulus is the remainder of a division between two numbers. It is represented by the symbol %.

Modulus  is sometimes also referred to as modulo.

Modulo is written as:

4 % 2

For example when dividing numbers say 10 and 3, results in a remainder of 1

While dividing numbers 7 and 4, results in a remainder of 3