What is operator ? What are the categories of operators?

Last updated on June 13th, 2020 at 08:25 pm


An operator is a symbol that tells the computer to perform certain mathematical and logical manipulations. Operators are used in programs to manipulate data and variables. Such as, ++, –, <, > etc.

Categories of operators: 

C operators can be classified into a number of categories. They are as follows,

  1. Arithmetic operators
  2. Logical operators
  3. Increment and decrement operators
  4. Bitwise operators
  5. Relational operators
  6. Conditional operators
  7. Special operators