**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

**Example:**

Let’s understand it more clearly.

Suppose we have 2 variables a and b.

a=20

b=5

Then we can use division operator like this.

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

result = 20/5=4

(or)

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

‘ divided.

result= 15/5=3

**Program:**

import java.io.*; 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); } }

Output: By performing division operation: 19

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