Modulo is a mathematical operation that returns the remainder of a division of two arguments. It is available in every programming language.
The remainder is what is left over after dividing the first argument, the dividend, by the second, the divisor or modulus:
remainder = dividend % divisor
Most programming languages use the
% symbol to represent the modulo operation, though some may use
mod or other variations.
The following is an example of the modulo operator in Python: