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Anthia Tillbury
Anthia Tillbury
3,388 Points

What is a "compound expression"?

I am confused what it means?

Jeff McDivitt
Jeff McDivitt
23,970 Points

Can you provide an example of exactly what you do not understand?

2 Answers

Phil Ethridge
Phil Ethridge
2,736 Points

There's an pretty good example over here using math vs. code. If I remember from the course, this term was used to describe a String as a compound expression, so that might look something like this:

let fullName: String = firstName + " " + middleName + " " + lastName

Also a very basic example, but what makes it compound is that you're adding multiple types together. A regular expression, by contrast, would simply be:

let fullName: String = "John Smith"

Hope that helps!

Anthia Tillbury
Anthia Tillbury
3,388 Points

I think I understand, thank you for your time.