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    what does a percentage sign mean in javascript

    what does a percentage sign mean in javascript

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    Remainder or modulo

    So for example %2 will give 1 for odd numbers and 0 for even numbers

    %5 gives you 0, 1, 2, 3, or 4 depending on what remains after you remove an exact multiple of 5 from the number.
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    Don't forget to start your JavaScript code with "use strict"; which makes it easier to find errors in your code.


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