You have already seen how the + operator can have different meanings in different contexts. For example, when we position the + operator between two values of type int, as in the following:
int distance1, distance2; ... totalDistance = distance1 + distance2;
the compiler will recognize the int types and perform the familiar addition operation we know from arithmetic. However, if we apply the + operator with two values of type string:
string myText, yourText, fullText; myString = "The boy was "; yourString = "walking in the park"; fullText = myString + yourString;
myString and yourString are concatenated and assigned to fullText, which contains the following text:
"The boy was walking in the park"
So in the latter case ...