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Description

The / operator is used for division.

Syntax

> SELECT value1/value2;
> SELECT column1/column2... FROM table_name;

Division by zero produces a error result.

Examples

> select 1123.2333/1233.3331;
+-----------------------+
| 1123.2333 / 1233.3331 |
+-----------------------+
|    0.9107298750029493 |
+-----------------------+
1 row in set (0.00 sec)
> create table t2(c1 int, c2 int);
> insert into t2 values (-3, 2);
> insert into t2 values (1, 2);
> select c1/2 from t2;
+--------+
| c1 / 2 |
+--------+
|   -1.5 |
|    0.5 |
+--------+
2 rows in set (0.00 sec)
> select c1/c2 from t2;
+---------+
| c1 / c2 |
+---------+
|    -1.5 |
|     0.5 |
+---------+
2 rows in set (0.01 sec)