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A question about "Increment"

 
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hello, everyone!
I think the result is 11. But it is 10. Why???
thanks
 
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hmm
dont have i=i++
thats like saying i = i = i +1

just have i++ this means i = i+1
 
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"i++" is an expression with a side effect. Though its side effect is to increase the value of i by one, its *value* is the value of i before the increment. And that is the value you assign to i (using "=") *after* the increment happened.

With other words: the increment does *not* happen after the whole assignment, but only after the subexpression "i++" got evaluated (to the value of i), and *before* the assignment.

Does that help?
 
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let us begin with a variable i whose value we have as 5.


Now Consider this...



You guessed it right...

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Prashanth Lingala
 
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