# general

Hi

In a scenario where there is a divison
and the divisor is zero
i shd get a result directly as zero
ex
a = 1
b = 0
c = a/b
in above case the error will be divisor zero
so i shd get output directly as '0'

help me
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Commented:
I'm not sure if I understood your question, but to avoid the divide by zero error you should do something like this:

a = 1
b = 0

if b=0 then
c = 0
else
c = a/b
end if

Please note that the notation used could differ depending on the language, so if for example you want to write this in C or Java, you should write:

a = 1;
b = 0;

if (b==0) {
c = 0;
}
else {
c = a/b;
}

Hope it helps.
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Author Commented:
yup

u got it write

but i was confused

actually i used sql

so here it is

decode(b,0,0,a/b) as c

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Author Commented:
gud and fast response
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Commented:
Excellent. Thank you.
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