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Hi,

I would like to get the rest of division very big number with 30 digits
for example 116022440020551020156789252100

- I don't want to represent this numer by any approximation in the form 1.16022440020551E+29
- I received Run-time error '6' Overflow

Code:

Dim rest As Long

rest = 1.16022440020551E+29 Mod 97

If I change

rest = 1.16022440020551E+29 - Int(1.16022440020551E+29 /97) *97

always the result is equal 0
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You cannot handle such huge number directly in VB

If you do not want approximations biggest datatype is Currency

with values between – 922.337.203.685.477,5808 and 922.337.203.685.477,5807.


If you need more you must develop your own operators.


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