mod ( x y -- z )
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Vocabulary
math

Inputs and outputs
xa rational
ya rational
za rational


Word description
Computes the remainder of dividing x by y, with the remainder being negative if x is negative.
Modulus of fixnums always yields a fixnum.
Modulus of bignums always yields a bignum.
Modulus of rationals always yields a rational. In this case, the remainder is computed using the formula x - (x mod y) * y.


See also
Division by zero, rem

Definition


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