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typesetting modulus operator, as in remainder

When \mod is used in

a \cong b \mod c

the extra space between \mod and what precedes it is appropriate. But what if I want to write about the quotient structure \mathbb R\mod {2\pi}? In that case \mod is more like a binary operator. How should one code this to get something with spacing appropriate to the occasion?

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$$....$$ is depricated. Use \[...\] instead. –  A.Ellett Dec 21 '12 at 2:49
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@MichaelHardy Additionally to \mod{<arg>}, there’s \bmod, \pmod{<arg>} and \pod{<arg>}. Take a look at the amsmath manual (texdoc amsldoc, page 18 (pdf 22), section 5.2). –  Qrrbrbirlbel Dec 21 '12 at 3:39

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The binary-operator version of \mod is \bmod.

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