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Divides the first numeric expression by the second one.



dividend / divisor
        

dividend

Is the numeric expression to divide. dividend can be any valid numeric expression. For more information, see Integration Services Data Types.

divisor

Is the numeric expression to divide the dividend by. divisor can be any valid numeric expression except zero.

Determined by data types of the two arguments. For more information, see Data Type Conversion in Expressions.

If either operand is null, the result is null.

Dividing by zero is not legal. Depending on how the divisor subexpression is evaluated, one of following errors occurs:

  • If the divisor subexpression that evaluates to zero is a constant, the error appears at design time, causing the expression to fail validation.
  • If the divisor subexpression that evaluates to zero contains variables, but no input columns, the component to which the expression belongs fails the pre-execution validation that occurs before the package runs.
  • If the divisor subexpression that evaluates to zero contains input columns, the error appears at run time and is handled according to the error flow rules of the data flow component.

This example divides two numeric literals.

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This example divides values in the ListPrice column by values in the StandardCost column.

ListPrice / StandardCost

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