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    Default Help understanding the result of a type int variable

    Can anyone tell me what the "?" and ":" mean in the following statement?

    int y = (x < 100) ? (z > 1 ) ? 4 : 3 : 2;


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    Default Re: Help understanding the result of a type int variable

    That's the ternary operator.
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    Default Re: Help understanding the result of a type int variable

    which is the ternary operator?
    can you explain what the "?" and ":" do?

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    Default Re: Help understanding the result of a type int variable

    I could, but google can explain it a lot better than I can. I'd recommend starting with a search for something like "java ternary operator". Read up on that, and if you're still confused, you can ask a more specific question.
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