## Integer Division in JavaScript

Last Updated On Saturday 9th Apr 2022

## JavaScript Integer Division

### What is integer division?

What integer division is and how it works. In integer division, the remainder is discarded.

For example,

• Division of 1 / 2 results in 0.5, integer division of the same expression results in .
• Likewise, 36 / 5 will result in 7 in integer division, but 7.2 in the floating-point division.

Math.floor() function returns the largest integer less than or equal to a given number.

	console.log(Math.floor(7.2));
// output: 7

console.log(Math.floor(1.5));
// output: 1



Getting Division Answer in Int

• Sometimes that value could be in JSON as well, means from a JSON data file.
• You need to deal with it as if it were a number. But the value that you’re getting is a String
• Need to convert it from the string into a number
• Global Methods parseInt & parseFloat
	let stringInt = "44";

console.log(parseInt(stringInt));
// output: 44

console.log(parseInt(25));
// output: 25

console.log(parseInt(99.44));
// output: 99

console.log(parseInt("52 balls in the tray"));
// output: 52