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operator - C operator precedence and order of evaluation

This manual page lists C operators and their precedence in evaluation.

Operator Associativity Notes
[] () . -> ++ -- left to right [1]
++ -- & * + - ~ ! sizeof right to left [2]
(type) right to left
* / % left to right
+ - left to right
<< >> left to right
< > <= >= left to right
== != left to right
& left to right
^ left to right
| left to right
&& left to right
|| left to right
?: right to left
= *= /= %= += -= <<= >>= &= ^= |= right to left
, left to right

The following notes provide further information to the above table:

[1]
The ++ and -- operators at this precedence level are the postfix flavors of the operators.
[2]
The ++ and -- operators at this precedence level are the prefix flavors of the operators.
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