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## Modulus (Mod), Modulo and PHP – Explanation and Code Examples

This article will explain (in the simplest terms possible) what modulus and modulo mean and how they are calculated in the PHP programming language. Modulus and Modulo are NOT the Same Things! There’s a bit of confusion about this, and it seems that in some places, the terms are used interchangeably – this is wrong (and confused me too – hence this article)! What is Modulus? In mathematics, the modulus is the absolute value of a number. It’s the non-negative value of a number – or its distance from 0 (zero). … Read more