Today, another episode of my ongoing series “What’s the difference?” Today, what’s the difference between a remainder and a modulus, and which, if either, does the % operator represent in C#? A powerful idea that you see come up in mathematics and computer programming over and over again is the idea of an equivalence relation….

# Tag: modular arithmetic

## Integer Arithmetic In VBScript, Part One

I’ve received some questions recently on how integer arithmetic works in VBScript, so I thought I might spend a few entries talking about some low-level bit twiddling topics. Here’s one of the mails I got this morning: There seems to be a limitation on the largest number that the VBScript “mod” operator works against. I…