# Modulo using Recursion

In this lesson, we will learn about the modulo operation and how to implement it using recursion.

## What is the modulo operation?

The modulo operation (abbreviated as **mod**) finds the remainder after the division of one number, the **dividend**, by another number, the **divisor**.

Below is an image that illustrates how to revise the concept of the remainder using a basic division example:

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