1.10.1. Expressions-WE8-P1

Subgoals for evaluating an assignment statement

  1. Determine resultant data type of expression

  2. Update variable for pre-increment or pre-decrement operators (side effect)

  3. Evaluate arithmetic expression according to operator precedence

  4. If an assignment statement (=), is Left Hand Side (LHS) a variable? Check data type of value against data type of variable.

  5. Update variable for post-increment or post-decrement operators (side effect)

For the assignment statements below, give the new value of the assigned variable. Each problem is independent of the others (e.g. Question 2 does not depend on Question 1, only the “Given” code).



int  x = 4, y = 6;
boolean result;

What is the value of result after each of the following?

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