The modulus (remainder) operator is represented by a percent sign (%) and is used in the following way:

var result = 26 % 5; //equal to 1

The modulus operator behaves differently for special values, as follows:

Operand | Result |
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If the operands are numbers | regular arithmetic division is performed, and the remainder is returned. |

If the dividend is an infinite number and the divisor is a finite number | the result is NaN. |

If the dividend is a finite number and the divisor is 0 | the result is NaN. |

If Infinity is divided by Infinity | the result is NaN. |

If the dividend is a finite number and the divisor is an infinite number | the result is the dividend. |

If the dividend is zero and the divisor is nonzero | the result is zero. |

If either operand isn't a number | it is converted to a number behind the scenes using Number() and then the other rules are applied. |

- Arithmetic Operator
- Add Operator
- Subtract Operator
- Multiply Operator
- Divide Operator
- Increment/Decrement Operators
- Unary Plus Operator
- Unary Minus Operator