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Question from Dan's exam.

sanjana narayanan
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Joined: Nov 25, 2003
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I got this doubt after taking up a test on the topic 'operators'
i = 1+2%3*4
the ans:i=9
Though i answered it corrct,, i got the doubt when i revisited the code.
According to operator precedence, the order of operator precedence starting from the highest is *,/,%. But this is not applicable to the above expression. So i am confused whether we have to follow the order of precedence or do we have any other simple rule?..
pl. clarify
-sanjana
Vad Fogel
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Joined: Aug 25, 2003
Posts: 504
The operators you mentioned * / % have the same level of precedence and are evaluated left to right in the code.
sanjana narayanan
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Joined: Nov 25, 2003
Posts: 142
Yes I realised it sometime after posting the question. Anyway thanks for your reply.
-sanjana
 
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