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## Modulo operator "%" - find the remainder

You can use the ** modulo operator "%" ** to find the remainder of numbers.

my $num3 = $num1 %$num2;

This is an example to find the remainder of 11 divided by 3.

my $num = 11% 3;

The remainder will be 2.

### Explanation of arithmetic operators

The modulo operator is one of the arithmetic operators. For a detailed explanation of arithmetic operators, see the Arithmetic Operators Explanation page.