What is modulus operator

What is modulus operator % in java ?

Answer : % is arithmatic modulus operator. When used it returns the remainder of the division operation. It can be applied to integer types and floating-point types as well. Please see example below of modulus (%) operator:

package com.javahonk.modulustest;

public class ModulusTest {

	public static void main(String[] args) {
		int x = 26;
		double y = 26.54;
		System.out.println("x mod 10 = " + x % 10);
		System.out.println("y mod 10 = " + y % 10);

	}

}

 

Output:
What is modulus operator

 

List of arithmetic operators:

Result Operator
Addition +
Subtraction (also unary minus)
Multiplication *
Division /
Modulus %
Increment ++
Addition assignment +=
Subtraction assignment –=
Multiplication assignment *=
Division assignment /=
Modulus assignment %=
Decrement – –

 

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