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c99 [ flag... ] file... -lm [ library... ] #include <math.h> double fmod(double x, double y);

float fmodf(float x, float y);

long double fmodl(long double x, long double y);

These functions return the floating-point remainder of the division of x by y.

These functions return the value x - i * y, for some integer i such that, if y is non-zero, the result has the same sign as x and magnitude less than the magnitude of y.

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

If y is 0, a domain error occurs and a NaN is returned.

If x is infinite, a domain error occurs and a NaN is returned.

If x is \(+-0 and y is not 0, \(+-0 is returned.

If x is not infinite and y is \(+-Inf, x is returned.

These functions will fail if:

Domain Error

The x argument is infinite or y is 0. If the integer expression (math_errhandling & MATH_ERREXCEPT) is non-zero, the invalid floating-point exception is raised.

An application wanting to check for exceptions should call feclearexcept(FE_ALL_EXCEPT) before calling these functions. On return, if fetestexcept(FE_INVALID | FE_DIVBYZERO | FE_OVERFLOW | FE_UNDERFLOW) is non-zero, an exception has been raised. An application should either examine the return value or check the floating point exception flags to detect exceptions.

See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:

ATTRIBUTE TYPE ATTRIBUTE VALUE |

Interface Stability Standard |

MT-Level MT-Safe |

feclearexcept(3M), fetestexcept(3M), isnan(3M), math.h(3HEAD), attributes(5), standards(5)