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2.9: String Operations

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    8543
  • The + operator works with strings, but it is not addition in the mathematical sense. Instead it performs concatenation, which means joining the strings by linking them end to end. For example:

    Code \(\PageIndex{1}\) (Python):

    
    first = 10
    second = 15
    print(first+second)
    
    first = '100'
    second = '150'
    print(first + second)
    
    
    

    The output of this program is 100150.