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What's the easiest way to define a \bdiv equivalent to \bmod, i.e., a binary operator for integer division?

I tried \meaning\bmod, but got very primitive TeX commands, so I'm sure there's a higher-level way to define it that would give me the Roman font and binary operation spacing.

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You can find the definition of \bmod in latex.ltx or source2e. The example below just replaces mod with div:


  \mathbin{\operator@font div}\penalty900\mkern5mu%

\[ a\bmod b \]
\[ a\bdiv b \]


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Thank you. Now I just have to find where Ubuntu put those two files on my system. :-) – TOB Nov 10 '12 at 21:02
@TOB Just run texdoc source2e or kpsewhich latex.ltx. – Heiko Oberdiek Nov 10 '12 at 21:34
Awesome, thanks! – TOB Nov 11 '12 at 22:12

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