Pronunciation: /ˈɒ pəˌrænd/ ?
|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.
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Operand. 2009-12-21. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/o/operand.html.
2009-12-21: Added "References" (McAdams, David.
2009-01-08: Added expanded discussion in first paragraph (McAdams, David.
2008-12-30: Added 'more information', figure 1 (McAdams, David.
2007-07-16: Initial version (McAdams, David.