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DIV

DIV

Section: POSIX Programmer's Manual (P) Updated: 2003
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NAME

div - compute the quotient and remainder of an integer division  

SYNOPSIS

#include <stdlib.h>

div_t div(int numer, int denom);
 

DESCRIPTION

The div() function shall compute the quotient and remainder of the division of the numerator numer by the denominator denom. If the division is inexact, the resulting quotient is the integer of lesser magnitude that is the nearest to the algebraic quotient. If the result cannot be represented, the behavior is undefined; otherwise, quot* denom+ rem shall equal numer.  

RETURN VALUE

The div() function shall return a structure of type div_t, comprising both the quotient and the remainder. The structure includes the following members, in any order:


int  quot;  /* quotient */
int  rem;   /* remainder */

 

ERRORS

No errors are defined.

The following sections are informative.  

EXAMPLES

None.  

APPLICATION USAGE

None.  

RATIONALE

None.  

FUTURE DIRECTIONS

None.  

SEE ALSO

ldiv() , the Base Definitions volume of IEEE Std 1003.1-2001, <stdlib.h>  

COPYRIGHT

Portions of this text are reprinted and reproduced in electronic form from IEEE Std 1003.1, 2003 Edition, Standard for Information Technology -- Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX), The Open Group Base Specifications Issue 6, Copyright (C) 2001-2003 by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc and The Open Group. In the event of any discrepancy between this version and the original IEEE and The Open Group Standard, the original IEEE and The Open Group Standard is the referee document. The original Standard can be obtained online at http://www.opengroup.org/unix/online.html .


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
RETURN VALUE
ERRORS
EXAMPLES
APPLICATION USAGE
RATIONALE
FUTURE DIRECTIONS
SEE ALSO
COPYRIGHT

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