Decimal.Divide Method (Decimal, Decimal)

.NET Framework (current version)

Divides two specified Decimal values.

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

Syntax

```public static decimal Divide(
decimal d1,
decimal d2
)
```

Parameters

d1
Type: System.Decimal

The dividend.

d2
Type: System.Decimal

The divisor.

Return Value

Type: System.Decimal

The result of dividing d1 by d2.

Exceptions

Exception Condition
DivideByZeroException

d2 is zero.

OverflowException

The return value (that is, the quotient) is less than MinValue or greater than MaxValue.

Examples

The following example calls the Divide method to divide a range of values by 22.1.

```using System;

public class Example
{
public static void Main()
{
// Divide a series of numbers by 22.1
Decimal dividend = 1230.0m;
Decimal divisor = 22.1m;
for (int ctr = 0; ctr <= 10; ctr++) {
Console.WriteLine("{0:N1} / {1:N1} = {2:N4}", dividend, divisor,
Decimal.Divide(dividend, divisor));
dividend += .1m;
}
}
}
// The example displays the following output:
//       1,230.0 / 22.1 = 55.6561
//       1,230.1 / 22.1 = 55.6606
//       1,230.2 / 22.1 = 55.6652
//       1,230.3 / 22.1 = 55.6697
//       1,230.4 / 22.1 = 55.6742
//       1,230.5 / 22.1 = 55.6787
//       1,230.6 / 22.1 = 55.6833
//       1,230.7 / 22.1 = 55.6878
//       1,230.8 / 22.1 = 55.6923
//       1,230.9 / 22.1 = 55.6968
//       1,231.0 / 22.1 = 55.7014
```

Version Information

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Silverlight
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1