Division assignment (/=)

The division assignment operator (/=) divides a variable by the value of the right operand and assigns the result to the variable.

Syntax

x /= y // x = x / y

Examples

Using division assignment

// Assuming the following variable and that all operations are run in order
//  bar = 5

bar /= 2     // 2.5
bar /= 2     // 1.25
bar /= 0     // Infinity
bar /= 'foo' // NaN

Specifications

Specification
ECMAScript Language Specification (ECMAScript)
# sec-assignment-operators

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