% (percent sign) operator

Returns the remainder after dividend / divisor.

Syntax

dividend % divisor

Arguments

  • dividend: An expression that evaluates to a numeric.

  • divisor: An expression that evaluates to a numeric.

Returns

If both dividend and divisor are of DECIMAL, the result matches the divisor’s type. In all other cases, a DOUBLE.

If divisor is 0 (zero) the function raises a DIVIDE_BY_ZERO error.

This function is equivalent to mod function.

Examples

> SELECT 2 % 1.8;
 0.2

> SELECT 2 % 1.8;
 Error: DIVIDE_BY_ZERO