# /= Operator

Divides the value of a variable by the value of an expression, then changes the variable to the result.

## Syntax

```
variable /= expression
```

## Parts

`variable`

- A numeric variable.
`expression`

- A numeric expression

## Instructions

The two statements that follow operate the same.

```
variable /= expression
variable = variable / expression
```

## Examples

### Example 1

```
x = 84
x /= 2
```

variable | value |
---|---|

x | 42 |