Pronunciation: /ˈɒ pəˌrænd/ Explain
|Figure 1: Operators and operands||
An operand is the input to an
An operand is something on which an
is performed. In the expression a + b, '+' is an operator, and
a and b are its operands.
An operator can be considered as a
and the operands as the inputs or
of the function.
Cite this article as:
McAdams, David E. Operand. 8/7/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/o/operand.html.
8/7/2018: Changed vocabulary links to WORDLINK format. (McAdams, David E.)
12/21/2009: Added "References". (McAdams, David E.)
1/8/2009: Added expanded discussion in first paragraph. (McAdams, David E.)
12/30/2008: Added 'more information', figure 1. (McAdams, David E.)
7/16/2007: Initial version. (McAdams, David E.)