Chapter 4. Using Conditional Expressions and Selection Statements

  • Learn to use Boolean conditions and expressions

  • Make decisions using selection statements

  • Understand the logical AND, OR, and NOT operators

  • Gain insight into the nature of truth by using truth tables

  • See how to create and use enumerated data types


Using Boolean Conditions and Expressions

George Boole was a nineteenth century mathematician who thought in terms of computer science long before there was such a thing as computer science. It was Boole who created Boolean algebra and formalized Boolean logic. The Boolean condition expresses either truth or falsehood. You can find analogies for this condition in many ways. You can think of the condition as on or off, zero ...

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