# / Operator

Divides one number by a second number.

## Syntax

```
expression_1 / expression_2
```

## Parts

`expression_1`

- A numeric expression, also known as the numerator.
`expression_2`

- A numeric expression, also known as the denominator.

## Instructions

### Data types

If the two expressions are integers, then they automatically change to `Real`

, and the result is `Real`

.

### Division by zero

TODO

## Examples

TODO

## See also

### Other elements that use this symbol

- Comments with
`//`

or the pair`/'…'/`

. See Comments in Code. - Date literals (for example,
`2038/01/19`

). See DateTime Data Type>. - File-path strings (for example,
`"foo"/"bar"`

). See String Data Type. - Units of measure (for example,
`9.8 (meters/second)`

). See Units of Measure.