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I placed a single line comment into a program and encountered a syntax error
I then removed the comment from inside the {} of the condition expression
and encounted no error.
I thought comments could be placed any where
 
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Are you sure that difference = num1-num2; is in a line below the comment and not in the same line as the comment?
 
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It's *very* unlikely that your comment is causing a syntax error.
Weird comments can cause compilation errors, but this isn't your problem.
 
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What exactly was the syntax error?
 
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