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An operator is a basic code element that performs some operation on one or more values to create a result. The values the operator acts upon are operands. For example, in the following statement, the operator is + (addition), the operands are
C, and the result is assigned to the variable
A = B + C
C# operators fall into five categories: arithmetic, concatenation, comparison, logical, and bitwise. This chapter first explains these categories and the operators they contain; it then discusses other operator issues such as precedence, assignment operators, and operator overloading.
The following table lists the arithmetic operators provided by C#. Most of these should be familiar to you.
|Unary plus||Sets |
|Bit left shift|
|Bit right ...|