### Operator / (Divide)

Divides two numeric expressions

**Syntax:**

**Usage:**

*result*=*lhs***/**

*rhs*

**Parameters:**

*lhs*
The left-hand side dividend expression.

*rhs*
The right-hand side divisor expression.

**Return Value:**

Returns the quotient of a dividend and divisor.

**Description:**

**returns the quotient of a dividend and divisor.**

`Operator /`(Divide)Neither operand is modified in any way. Unlike with integer division, float division by zero is safe to perform, the quotient will hold a special value representing infinity, converting it to a string returns something like "Inf" or "INF", exact text is platform specific.

This operator can be overloaded to accept user-defined types.

**Examples:**

Dim n As Double

Print n / 5

n = 6 / 2.3

Print n

Sleep

Print n / 5

n = 6 / 2.3

Print n

Sleep

Output:

0 2.608695652173913

**Dialect Differences:**

- In the
*-lang qb*dialect, this operator cannot be overloaded.

**Differences from QB:**

- None

**See also:**

Back to Arithmetic Operators

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