DIVIDE


Basic form

DIVIDE n1 BY n2.

Effect

Divides the contents of n1 by n2 and places the result in n1 .

This is equivalent to: n1 = n1 / n2.

Example

DATA: SUM TYPE P, NUMBER TYPE P. DIVIDE SUM BY NUMBER.

Note

The details regarding conversions and performance given under COMPUTE apply equally to DIVIDE . Furthermore: Division by 0 is not allowed, except where 0 / 0 results in 0.

Note

Runtime errors

Related COMPUTE , DIVIDE-CORRESPONDING

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