Divide
Actions » Programming » Number Operation » Basic » Divide
The action Divide calculates the quotient between two numbers and stores the quotient in Result of the Result List. The following number types are allowed: Floating Point, Signed Number, and Unsigned Number.
 Open the Programming node in the Workspace Explorer.
 Open the Number Operation node.
 In the Basic node, select the Divide action.
Parameters:
The action has the following input parameters:
name 
Description


Number Type

Specifies the data type to be used for the numbers to be divided and its result.
Allowed Context Scope [Fixed] Allowed Values [Floating Point, Signed Number, Unsigned Number] 
Dividend

The number to be divided.
Allowed Context Scopes [Fixed, Local, Global] Allowed Context Types [Variable, Parameter, Enum] 
Denominator

The number that divides the dividend.
Allowed Context Scopes [Fixed, Local, Global] Allowed Context Types [Variable, Parameter, Enum] 
Results:
The action returns the following results:
name

description


Result 
Contains the quotient of the two numbers.
Allowed Context Scopes [Fixed, Local, Global] Allowed Context Types [Variable, Parameter] 
The number type set in the action Divide determines the data type of its Result even if the variables and/or parameters that were set for dividend and denominator are of different data types. 
Example 1 (Quotient of two variables):
This example divides the contents of the two local variables, Loan Amount and Payment Terms. One of the variables uses the data type Floating Point while the other is a Number. The result of the two numbers is then output via the Message Box.
See other basic operations:
Add
Subtract
Multiplicate
Modulo
Power
Root
Increment
Decrement
Random