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The concept of stack is extremely important in computer science and is used in a wide variety of problems.  This   assignment   requires   you   to   write   a   program   that   can   be   used   to   evaluate   ordinary   arithmetic  expressions that contains any of the five arithmetic operators (+,  -,  *,  /,  %).   This exercise requires three distinct steps, namely:-  1. Verify that the infix arithmetic expression (the original expression), that may contain regular  parentheses,  is properly formed as far as parentheses are concerned 2. If   the   parenthesized   expression   is   properly   formed,   convert   the   expression   from   an   infix  expression to its equivalent postfix expression, called Reverse Polish Notation (RPN) named after  the Polish Mathematician J. Lukasiewics.  3. Evaluate the postfix expression, and print the result.  Step 1 - Verify that the expression Given an arithmetic expression, called an infixed expression, to verify that it is properly formed as far as  parentheses are concerned, do the following: Create an empty stack to hold left parenthesis  ONLY .

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