What is a modulus operator? What are the restrictions of a modulus operator?

A Modulus operator gives the remainder value. The result of x%y is obtained by(x-(x/y)*y). This operator is applied only to integral operands and cannot be applied to float or double.

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  • Jun 25th, 2006

Since the modulus operator produces the remainder it cannot accept float or double values. Usually the remainder should not be negative

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