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bcdiv - Divide two arbitrary precision numbers

bcdiv( string$num1, string$num2, [int|null$scale = null] ): string

Divides the num1 by the num2.



The dividend, as a string.


The divisor, as a string.


This optional parameter is used to set the number of digits after the decimal place in the result. If omitted, it will default to the scale set globally with the bcscale function, or fallback to 0 if this has not been set.

Return Values

Returns the result of the division as a string, or null if num2 is 0.


Version Description
8.0.0 scale is now nullable.

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