Slash

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The / or slash is used in a Pascal program to perform division. The results are a real value. If you want integer type value then use the div operator, round or trunc function .

<delphi>

A := 3 / 4;

</delphi>

returns 0.75 if a is real (if a is integer-type then get error:Incompatible types).

The value on the right side of the slash must not be zero, or a division by zero error occurs. This can be caught through use of a try .. finally or try .. except block.


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single characters

+ (plus)  •  - (minus)  •  * (asterisk)  •  / (slash)
= (equal)  •  > (greater than)  •  < (less than)
. (period)  •  : (colon)  •  ; (semi colon)
^ (hat)  •  @ (at)
$ (dollar sign)  •  & (ampersand)  •  # (hash)
' (single quote)

character pairs

<> (not equal)  •  <= (less than or equal)  •  := (becomes)  •  >= (greater than or equal)

 •  >< (symmetric difference)  •  // (double slash)


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