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Division

The division operator (/) produces the quotient of its operands where the left operand is the dividend and the right operand is the divisor.

Syntax

Operator: x / y

Examples

Basic division

1 / 2              // 0.5

Math.floor(3 / 2) // 1

1.0 / 2.0         // 0.5

Division by zero

2.0 / 0     // Infinity

2.0 / 0.0   // Infinity, because 0.0 === 0

2.0 / -0.0  // -Infinity

Specifications

Browser compatibilityUpdate compatibility data on GitHub

Desktop
Chrome Edge Firefox Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Division (/) 1 12 1 3 3 1
Mobile
Android webview Chrome for Android Firefox for Android Opera for Android Safari on iOS Samsung Internet
Division (/) 1 18 4 10.1 1 1.0
Server
Node.js
Division (/) 0.1.100

See also

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