Exception: ZeroDivisionError

Inherits:
StandardError show all
Defined in:
numeric.c,
numeric.c

Overview

Raised when attempting to divide an integer by 0.

42 / 0
#=> ZeroDivisionError: divided by 0

Note that only division by an exact 0 will raise the exception:

42 /  0.0 #=> Float::INFINITY
42 / -0.0 #=> -Float::INFINITY
0  /  0.0 #=> NaN

Method Summary

Methods inherited from Exception

#==, #backtrace, #backtrace_locations, #cause, exception, #exception, #initialize, #inspect, #message, #set_backtrace, #to_s

Constructor Details

This class inherits a constructor from Exception