# Mod

Use the mod function to find the remainder after dividing the number by the divisor. You can use the mod function or the modulo operator (%) interchangeably.

## Syntax

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`mod(number, divisor)`

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`number%divisor`

## Arguments

number

The number is the positive integer that you want to divide and find the remainder for.

divisor

The divisor is the positive integer that you are dividing by. If the divisor is zero, this function returns an error on dividing by 0.

## Example

The following examples return the modulo of 17 when dividing by 6. The first example uses the % operator, and the second example uses the mod function.

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`17%6`

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`mod( 17, 6 )`

The following value is returned.

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`5`