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iOS Swift Basics (retired) Operators Operator Precedence

Meg Cusack
Meg Cusack
11,448 Points

Remainder operator

In the Swift>Operators>Operator Precedence video, he says that 3 % 7 = 3 But how does 3 / 7 leave a remainder of 3?

1 Answer

Thomas Nilsen
Thomas Nilsen
14,957 Points

Because when you see the expression "3%7", ask yourself, how many times can you fit 7 in 3. The answer, is obviously none, leaving a remainder of 3 ;)

Meg Cusack
Meg Cusack
11,448 Points

OK, got it. I knew it had to be simple!

Casey Bowie
Casey Bowie
2,435 Points

Thank you! That was bugging me!