Floating point remainer function

Description

extract remainder for floating point numbers

Usage

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fmod(k, m)

Arguments

k

floating point number

m

divisor number

Value

returns remainder after dividing out the divisor part:
j = floor(k/m)
a = k-m*j
return(a)

Author(s)

Jonathan M. Lees <jonathan.lees@unc.edu>

Examples

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###  degrees after removing extraneous 2*pi
j = 540.23
fmod(j, 360)

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