(/) divide operator

(number / number) 🡒 number

The division of two numbers. Any division by zero causes a error that interupt the execution of the script.

Example:

x = 3 / 4
show scalar "" with x

(number /. number) 🡒 number

The operation a /. b where a and b are numbers is defined by a / (b == 0 ? 1 : b). This is the “passthrough” division of two numbers.

Example:

x = 3 /. 0
show scalar "" with x