What is wrong with the following if statement ?<br /> <br /> if(x==y || x.equals(y) {<br /> }

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 Q1. What is wrong with the following if statement ?

if(x==y || x.equals(y) {
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Ans. if x==y turns out to be true x.equals(y) will be true too. If x.equals(y) could be true even if x==y is true or not.

So the only possible outcomes are

1 || 1 = 1
0 || 1 = 1
0 || 0 = 0

i.e the outcome of x.equals(y)

check for x==y is not required in this if statement.

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