Java division operator – Java Program on Division Operator

Java division operator: In the previous article, we have discussed about Java Program on Multiplication Operator

In this article we will see the use of division operator in Java.

Java Program on Division Operator

Division operator is a binary operator and it is used to divide two numbers. Division operator is represented by the / symbol. After division it returns the quotient value.

Syntax: operand / operand


Let’s understand it more clearly.

Suppose we have 2 variables a and b.



Then we can use division operator like this.

result = a / b;  // here 2 variable operands are divided.

result = 20/5=4


result = 15 / b; // here one constant operand i.e. 15 and variable operand i.e. ‘b‘ divided.

result= 15/5=3


class Main 
    public static void main(String[] args)
        //Declaring variables
        int number1 = 39;
        int number2 = 2;
        //dividing two numbers by using division operator
        int result = number1/number2;
        //print results
        System.out.println("By performing division operation: " + result);

By performing division operation: 19

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