C Language Comparisons and Their Opposites

By Dan Gookin

Part of C All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Programming in C, or any programming language, means building comparisons — greater and lesser than and equal to in various combinations. Get to know the comparisons C uses and their opposites:

If Comparision Else Statement Executed By This Condition
< >= Greater than or equal to
== != Not equal to
> <= Less than or equal to
<= > Greater than
>= < Less than
!= == Equal to