# Mod

Returns the remainder after a number is divided by a divisor.

## Format

Mod ( number ; divisor )

## Parameters

`number`

- any numeric expression or field containing a numeric expression

`divisor`

- numeric expression or field containing a numeric expression

## Data type returned

number

## Originated in version

6.0 or earlier

## Description

Use the Mod function when converting units of measure, such as from minutes to hours, to return the number of remaining units.

## Example 1

Calculates 210 divided by 4, with a remainder of 2.

`Mod ( 210 ; 4 )`

returns `2`.

## Example 2

Converts the hours portion of a time from 24-hour notation to 12-hour notation. When the 24hTime field contains 16:

`Mod ( 24hTime ; 12 )`

returns `4`.

## Example 3

Converts a number of months into a number of years and remaining months. When the NumberOfMonths field contains 31:

`Int ( NumberOfMonths / 12 ) & " years, " & Mod ( NumberOfMonths ; 12 ) & " months"`

returns `2 years, 7 months`.