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Chapter 5. Operators > General Features of Operators

5.1. General Features of Operators

Though each operator has its own specialized task, all operators share a number of general characteristics. Before we consider the operators individually, let's see how they behave generally.

5.1.1. Operators and Expressions

Operators perform actions using the data values (operands) supplied. For example, in the operation 5 * 6, the numbers 5 and 6 are the operands of the multiplication operator (*). The operands can be any kind of expression; for example:


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