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created: 12/10/99; revised: 01/22/00, 07/18/02, 01/19/06, 07/26/14

CHAPTER 40 — Boolean Expressions and
Short-circuit Operators

A boolean value (a true/false value) picks the branch of an if statement or allows a loop to continue. Sometimes a boolean expression is more complicated than we have seen so far in these notes. Often a program must make a decision based on a number of factors. This chapter will examine this topic and discuss some additional boolean operators.

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What is the true/false value of:

12 < 6 && 18 > 1