# remquo man page

remquo, remquof, remquol — remainder and part of quotient

## Synopsis

**#include <math.h>**
**double remquo(double** *x***, double** *y***, int ****quo***);**
**float remquof(float** *x***, float** *y***, int ****quo***);**
**long double remquol(long double** *x***, long double** *y***, int ****quo***);**

`Link with `

*-lm*.

Feature Test Macro Requirements for glibc (see feature_test_macros(7)):**remquo**(), **remquof**(), **remquol**():

_ISOC99_SOURCE || _POSIX_C_SOURCE >= 200112L

## Description

These functions compute the remainder and part of the quotient upon division of *x* by *y*. A few bits of the quotient are stored via the *quo* pointer. The remainder is returned as the function result.

The value of the remainder is the same as that computed by the remainder(3) function.

The value stored via the *quo* pointer has the sign of *x / y* and agrees with the quotient in at least the low order 3 bits.

For example, *remquo(29.0, 3.0)* returns -1.0 and might store 2. Note that the actual quotient might not fit in an integer.

## Return Value

On success, these functions return the same value as the analogous functions described in remainder(3).

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

If *x* is an infinity, and *y* is not a NaN, a domain error occurs, and a NaN is returned.

If *y* is zero, and *x* is not a NaN, a domain error occurs, and a NaN is returned.

## Errors

See math_error(7) for information on how to determine whether an error has occurred when calling these functions.

The following errors can occur:

- Domain error:
*x*is an infinity or*y*is 0, and the other argument is not a NaN - An invalid floating-point exception (
**FE_INVALID**) is raised.

These functions do not set *errno*.

## Versions

These functions first appeared in glibc in version 2.1.

## Attributes

For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see attributes(7).

Interface | Attribute | Value |
---|---|---|

remquo(), remquof(), remquol() | Thread safety | MT-Safe |

## Conforming to

C99, POSIX.1-2001, POSIX.1-2008.

## See Also

## Colophon

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## Referenced By

remquof(3) and remquol(3) are aliases of remquo(3).