# (Modulo) (SSIS Expression)

Provides the integer remainder after dividing the first numeric expression by the second one.

## Syntax

```
dividend % divisor
```

## Arguments

*dividend*

Is the numeric expression to divide. *dividend* can be any valid numeric expression. For more information, see Integration Services Data Types

*divisor*

Is the numeric expression to divide the dividend by. *divisor* can be any valid numeric expression except zero.

## Result Types

Determined by data types of the two arguments. For more information, see Integration Services Data Types in Expressions.

## Remarks

Both expressions must evaluate to signed or unsigned integer data types.

If either operand is null, the result is null.

Modulo zero is not legal.

## Expression Examples

This example computes the modulus from two numeric literals. The result is 3.

```
42 % 13
```

This example computes the modulus from the **SalesQuota** column and a numeric literal.

```
SalesQuota % 12
```

This example computes the modulus from two numeric variables **Sales$** and **Month**. The variable **Sales$** must be enclosed in brackets because the name includes the $ character. For more information, see Identifiers (SSIS).

```
@[Sales$] % @Month
```

This example uses the modulo operator to determine if the value of the **Value** variable is even or odd, and uses the conditional operator to return a string that describes the result. For more information, see ? : (Conditional) (SSIS Expression).

```
@Value % 2 == 0? "even":"odd"
```

## See Also

Operator Precedence and Associativity

Operators (SSIS Expression)