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In mathematics, modulation works out the remainder (what's left over) when we divide two integers (whole numbers without a fraction or a decimal) together. For example, 5 modulated by 2 is 1, because if we divide 5 by 2, then we get 2 (because ) with 1 left over. The symbol for modulation is . People sometimes also write , though this notation is rarely used. 
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- "Definition of MODULUS". www.merriam-webster.com. Retrieved 2021-02-06.