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about ternary operator ?:

hello experts.
please tell me how do i write the following using ternary operator :
if(a>b)
{
  x=10;
}
else
{
  y=20;
}

there is no printf involved.

thanks.
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astudent
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astudent
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sunnycoderCommented:
Hi astudent,

(a>b)?x=10:y=20;

Sunnycoder
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sunnycoderCommented:
the basic idea is

if (condition) gets shortened to
(condition)

this is followed by a '?' symbol ... so we have (condition)?

next comes the statement to execute if the condition is true

(condition)?<if_true_statement>

next a ':' symbol followed by the statement to execute if the condition was false (the else part)

(condition)?<if_true_condition>:<if_flase_condition>
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Jaime OlivaresSoftware ArchitectCommented:
Although the ternary operator will work for your needs, it is not a good practice to assign values to different variables. This is a more usual case:

if(a>b)
  x=10;
else
  x=20;

Could be:

x= (a>b) ? 10 : 20

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ozoCommented:
(a>b)?x=10:(y=20);
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