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Unformatted text preview: <> ) > greater than < less than >= greater than or equal to <= less than or equal to More Boolean Expressions Boolean comparisons (in order of precedence): ! not !p if p is true, then !p is false, and vice versa && and p && q only true if p and q are both true || or p || q true if p or q (or both) are true boolean p = (x != 1) || (x != 2); p is always true , you really want: boolean p = (x != 1) && (x != 2); Short Circuit Evaluation Stop evaluating boolean expression as soon as we know the answer Consider: p = (5 > 3) || (4 <= 2); The test (4 <= 2) is not performed! Example of useful case: p = (x != 0) && ((y / x) == 0); Avoid division by 0, since ((y / x) == 0) is not performed...
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