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drem(3) [redhat man page]

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

NAME
drem - floating-point remainder function SYNOPSIS
#include <math.h> double drem(double x, double y); DESCRIPTION
The drem() function computes the remainder of dividing x by y. The return value is x - n * y, where n is the quotient of x / y, rounded to the nearest integer. If the quotient is 1/2, it is rounded to the even number. RETURN VALUE
The drem() function returns the remainder, unless y is zero, when the function fails and errno is set. ERRORS
EDOM The denominator y is zero. CONFORMING TO
BSD 4.3 SEE ALSO
fmod(3) 1993-06-06 DREM(3)

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

NAME
drem, dremf, dreml, remainder, remainderf, remainderl - floating-point remainder function SYNOPSIS
#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)): remainder(): _SVID_SOURCE || _BSD_SOURCE || _XOPEN_SOURCE >= 500 || _ISOC99_SOURCE; or cc -std=c99 remainderf(), remainderl(): _SVID_SOURCE || _BSD_SOURCE || _XOPEN_SOURCE >= 600 || _ISOC99_SOURCE; or cc -std=c99 drem(), dremf(), dreml(): _SVID_SOURCE || _BSD_SOURCE DESCRIPTION
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 fenv(3)). The drem() function does precisely the same thing. RETURN VALUE
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 returned. ERRORS
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. CONFORMING TO
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. BUGS
The call remainder(nan(""), 0); returns a NaN, as expected, but wrongly causes a domain error; it should yield a silent NaN. EXAMPLE
The call "remainder(29.0, 3.0)" returns -1. SEE ALSO
div(3), fmod(3), remquo(3) COLOPHON
This page is part of release 3.25 of the Linux man-pages project. A description of the project, and information about reporting bugs, can be found at http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/. 2009-02-04 REMAINDER(3)

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