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Rules Roundup beta error

Greenhorn
Posts: 1
Hi, I'm totally new to the site, but I just wanted to tell ya'll how glad I am that I found it. It has made studying for my J2CP exam much easier. And I LOVE the Rules Roundup! It is one of the best quizzer utilities that I have encountered in studying for any exam.
As to the error, Question #44 counts the right answer as wrong. For reference, it asks (approximately)
Given x=y--, which is true? x<y , x==y , x>y
I answered x>y and it counted it as wrong.

-B
[ October 27, 2002: Message edited by: Brigette Anderson ]
[ October 27, 2002: Message edited by: Brigette Anderson ]

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Posts: 9099
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Given x = y--;

Which of these will be true AFTER execution?

x == y

because:

y is assigned to x and THEN y is decremented.

Write a test program and try it.

Ranch Hand
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When run prints:
false
true
-Barry

Marilyn de Queiroz
Sheriff
Posts: 9099
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Ah, yes
We'll have to change that.

And the reason for that is:
y is assigned to x, then y is decremented.
So by the end of the statement, x is greater than y.

Ok, I'll go get some sleep now.
[ October 28, 2002: Message edited by: Marilyn de Queiroz ]

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