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REMAINDER(3)		   Linux Programmer's Manual		  REMAINDER(3)

       drem,  dremf, dreml, remainder, remainderf, remainderl - floating-point
       remainder function

       #include <math.h>

       /* The C99 versions */
       double remainder(double x, double y);
       float remainderf(float x, float y);
       long double remainderl(long double x, long double y);

       /* Obsolete synonyms */
       double drem(double x, double y);
       float dremf(float x, float y);
       long double dreml(long double x, long double y);

       Link with -lm.

   Feature Test Macro Requirements for glibc (see feature_test_macros(7)):

	   _POSIX_C_SOURCE >= 200112L;
	   or cc -std=c99
       remainderf(), remainderl():
	   _ISOC99_SOURCE || _POSIX_C_SOURCE >= 200112L;
	   or cc -std=c99
       drem(), dremf(), dreml():

       The  remainder()	 function  computes  the remainder of dividing x by y.
       The return value is x-n*y, where n is the value x / y, rounded  to  the
       nearest integer.	 If the absolute value of x-n*y is 0.5, n is chosen to
       be even.

       These functions are  unaffected	by  the	 current  rounding  mode  (see

       The drem() function does precisely the same thing.

       On success, these functions return the floating-point remainder, x-n*y.
       If the return value is 0, it has the sign of x.

       If x or y is a NaN, a NaN is returned.

       If x is an infinity, and y is not a NaN, a domain error occurs,	and  a
       NaN is returned.

       If  y  is zero, and x is not a NaN, a domain error occurs, and a NaN is

       See math_error(7) for information on how to determine whether an	 error
       has occurred when calling these functions.

       The following errors can occur:

       Domain error: x is an infinity and y is not a NaN
	      An invalid floating-point exception (FE_INVALID) is raised.

	      These functions do not set errno for this case.

       Domain error: y is zero
	      errno  is	 set  to  EDOM.	  An  invalid floating-point exception
	      (FE_INVALID) is raised.

       The functions remainder(), remainderf(), and remainderl() are specified
       in C99 and POSIX.1-2001.

       The function drem() is from 4.3BSD.  The float and long double variants
       dremf() and dreml() exist on some systems, such as  Tru64  and  glibc2.
       Avoid the use of these functions in favor of remainder() etc.

       The call

	   remainder(nan(""), 0);

       returns	a  NaN,	 as  expected,	but  wrongly causes a domain error; it
       should yield a silent NaN.

       The call "remainder(29.0, 3.0)" returns -1.

       div(3), fmod(3), remquo(3)

       This page is part of release 3.65 of the Linux  man-pages  project.   A
       description  of	the project, and information about reporting bugs, can
       be found at

				  2010-09-20			  REMAINDER(3)

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