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    English words for stuff is killing me

    Hello.

    I'm not English, thus English math and stuff, I don't understand well :S
    So could someone please transelate, since this is based of a C++ course I'm taking...

    # Arithmetic Operations

    * Unary Arithmetic Operations
    * The Modulus Operator
    * Compound Arithmetic Operations
    * Operator Precedence


    # Literal Assignments
    # Type Conversions / Casts


    Thanks in advance!
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    # Arithmetic operations: Operators like + (addition), - (subtraction), * (multiplication), / (division), % (modulo) etc. performing mathematical operations.

    * Unary ...: like above but with just one operand, for example the pre/postincrement operator ++ which takes one argument (same for --, ~, ! or unary minus).

    * Modulus: If you say 20 % 3, you mean what is left over if you divide 20 by 3 (in this case 2).

    * Operator precedence: The order in which arithmetic operators are evaluated. * (multiplication) has a higher precedence than + (addition), so * is evaluated first. Consult this from your math teacher (if you have one)

    # Casts: if you have a char, and you need an int, you just convert it to int ("integer = (int)character"). The value of character remains unchanged.

    Im not sure about compound operators and literal assignments. Hope you've understood something.
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    ah... Yes, I know those things, just not in English xP
    So thanks!
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    I guess we have no word for 'Arithmetic', but just say Elementary school math or something xP
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    People have told me that Google Translate is pretty good, though I don't know how it would hold up with any kind of technical terminology, though. Here is what it gives me for your slab of questions (in Danish since I can't get Faroese)
    # Aritmetiske operationer

    * Unary aritmetiske operationer
    * De modul Operatør
    * Sammensatte aritmetiske operationer
    * Operatør Precedence


    # Bogstavelig Assignments
    # Type Konverteringer / kaster
    Naturally you can see there are a number of words that it didn't even know how to translate. The others seem almost too straight-forward for you to not pick up on... I dunno, seems like technical math terms are out when it comes to translators.
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    hah! That Danish conversion is mostly just English xP
    And I think I'm better at English than Danish anyways :P
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    When I first learned Spanish, it was by talking to real people, and I got really good. I was told by a lot of native speakers that I had done a good job of learning to sound native. But then I came to school and almost flunked a Spanish class because all the word and principles they were teaching were nothing like what I learned by talking to the average Joe (or Jose...) I guess learning Spanish at an international academic level is a completely different language than street Spanish - I suppose the same goes for Danish.

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