##### Asked by: Peligros Migge

asked in category: General Last Updated: 2nd March, 2020# What is modular division in Python?

**Python**is called the

**Modulo Operator**. It returns the

**remainder**of dividing the left hand operand by right hand operand. It's used to get the

**remainder**of a

**division**problem. In the previous example a is divided by b , and the

**remainder**is returned. Let's see an example with numbers.

Beside this, what is modular division?

**Modular division** is defined when **modular** inverse of the divisor exists. The inverse of an integer 'x' is a another integer 'y' such that (x*y) % m = 1 where m is the **modulus**.

Secondly, what is the division operator in Python? **Division** and Type Conversion[edit] x, dividing two integers or longs uses integer **division**, also known as "floor **division**" (applying the floor function after **division**. "/" does "true **division**" for floats and complex numbers; for example, 5.0/2.0 is 2.5. For **Python** 3. x, "/" does "true **division**" for all types.

Keeping this in view, what is modular division used for?

The **modulus operator** returns the **remainder** of a **division** of one number by another. In most programming languages, **modulo** is indicated with a percent sign. For example, "4 **mod** 2" or "4%2" returns 0, because 2 divides into 4 perfectly, without a **remainder**.

What is a modulo in Python?

**Python Modulo**. Basically **Python modulo** operation is used to get the reminder of a division. The basic syntax of **Python Modulo** is a % b . Here a is divided by b and the remainder of that division is returned. In many language, both operand of this **modulo** operator has to be integer.