## Copyright (C) 1996, 1997 John W. Eaton
##
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## -*- texinfo -*-
## @deftypefn {Mapping Function} {} rem (@var{x}, @var{y})
## Return the remainder of @code{@var{x} / @var{y}}, computed using the
## expression
##
## @example
## x - y .* fix (x ./ y)
## @end example
##
## An error message is printed if the dimensions of the arguments do not
## agree, or if either of the arguments is complex.
## @seealso{mod, round}
## @end deftypefn
## Author: jwe
function r = rem (x, y)
if (nargin != 2)
usage ("rem (x, y)");
endif
if (((ndims (x) != ndims (y)) || any (size (x) != size (y))) && !(isscalar (x) || isscalar (y)))
error ("rem: argument sizes must agree");
endif
## Matlab allows complex arguments, but as far as I can tell, that's a
## bunch of hooey.
if (isreal (x) && isreal (y))
r = x - y .* fix (x ./ y);
else
error ("rem: complex arguments are not allowed");
endif
endfunction