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# I was expecting a positive return value from Mod operation...

 P: n/a MyVariant = 24 mod 7.5 ?MyVariant 0 Why does this return zero? I thought it woudl be a number greater than zero. Jul 19 '07 #1
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 P: n/a Hi, MyVariant = 24 mod 7.5 ?MyVariant 0 Why does this return zero? I thought it woudl be a number greater than zero. 7.5 is rounded up to 8 - as mod uses intergers only ( see help file) so 24 / 8 = 0 Regards Jens Jul 19 '07 #2

 P: n/a Hi, so 24 / 8 = 0 24 mod 8 = 0 ;-) Regards Jens Jul 19 '07 #3

 P: n/a In this case 7.5 was rounded up to 8 before the calculation. 8 goes evenly into 24 three times leaving no remainder (0). If the example were 24 Mod 7.4, the 7.4 would be rounded Down to 7. 7 goes into 24 three times (7*3 = 21). 24 - 21 = 3 24 Mod 7.4 = 3 Warning - there are articles you may want to search for regarding how Access handles rounding. In some cases .5 may be rounded either up or down depending on the precision of the variable type you declare Len "MLH"

 P: n/a Thanks, guys. I see that now. I've fallen back on my old friend, Int to handle the job... 24 - (7.5 * Int(24/7.5)) gives me the 1.5 I was looking for. Jul 20 '07 #5

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