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ArithmeticException Class

The exception that is thrown for errors in an arithmetic, casting, or conversion operation.

Namespace: System
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

[SerializableAttribute] 
[ComVisibleAttribute(true)] 
public class ArithmeticException : SystemException
/** @attribute SerializableAttribute() */ 
/** @attribute ComVisibleAttribute(true) */ 
public class ArithmeticException extends SystemException
SerializableAttribute 
ComVisibleAttribute(true) 
public class ArithmeticException extends SystemException
Not applicable.

ArithmeticException is the base class for DivideByZeroException, NotFiniteNumberException, and OverflowException. In general, use one of the derived classes of ArithmeticException to more precisely indicate the exact nature of the error. Throw an ArithmeticException if you are only interested in capturing a general arithmetic error.

ArithmeticException uses the HRESULT COR_E_ARITHMETIC, which has the value 0x80070216.

For a list of initial property values for an instance of ArithmeticException, see the ArithmeticException constructors.

System.Object
   System.Exception
     System.SystemException
      System.ArithmeticException
         System.DivideByZeroException
         System.NotFiniteNumberException
         System.OverflowException

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 1.0
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