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is 8*7+8%5+6/2 same as (8*7)+(8%5)+(6/2)?
I end up with 60 for the below expression. Please advise where I'm doing it wrong.
My thoughts: we have *, %, /, + so with order of precedence (left to right), I do this: 56 + 1 + 3 = 60.
Steven Parker215,372 Points
It looks like you understand the operator precedence correctly .. that's most of it!
But 8 % 5 does not equal 1.
The "%" symbol is the modulus or remainder operator. It gives you what would be left over after a divide. So, for example, 12 % 10 would be 2.
Thanks Steven! That's so silly of me to assume it to be dividend.