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# Why is y not 2.33333333 if its a double?

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Hi Ultan,

Is it the question with this code?

```int a = 3;
int b = 2;
double c = 3.5;
double y = a / b * c;
```

The division and multiplication will be done left to right.

You have

```double y = 3 / 2 * 3.5;
```

Since a and b are both integers, integer division will be performed and the result would be 1. The decimal is truncated.

Then you have `1 * 3.5` and the answer would be `3.5`

Thanks Jason I worked it out by looking at other people's questions here. It was an obvious mistake, I was focused on the double and int parts and not thinking about the orders