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conversion from lower to higher?

raj yagnik

Joined: Feb 14, 2001
Posts: 15
if 2 primitives are compared then the lower is automatically get converted to the higher, so the answer was given to be true, why ?
bill bozeman
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Joined: Jun 30, 2000
Posts: 1070
Java can not compare two primatives of different types. So it can't compare an int to a double. It has to first convert the int to a double and then it will compare the two double values. So Java will convert the lower to a higher when two primatives are compared.
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