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Hour 10. Searching for Information > Phrasing a Serious Search

Phrasing a Serious Search

Sometimes, in order to phrase a very specific search, you need multiple words. And when you use multiple words, you may need to use operators to control the way a search site works with those words.

Operator. In mathematics, an operator is a word or symbol used to specify the action in an equation, such as plus or minus. Operators are used in search terms to express a logical equation of sorts that tightly controls how a search engine handles the term.


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