# Operand

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An Operand is an Argument to an Operation.

**AKA:**Operation Operand, Operation Argument.**See:**Operation Arity, Operator.

## References

### 2009

- (WordNet, 2009) ⇒ http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=operand
- S: (n) operand (a quantity upon which a mathematical operation is performed)

- http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/operand
- Noun
- 1. (mathematics) A quantity to which an operator is applied (in 3 - x, the operands of the subtraction operator are 3 and x).

- Noun
- (Wikipedia, 2009) ⇒ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operand
- An operand is one of the inputs (arguments) of an operator in mathematics. The following arithmetic expression shows an example of operators and operands:
- 3 + 6 = 9

- Here '+' is the operator and '3' and '6' are the operands.

- An operand is one of the inputs (arguments) of an operator in mathematics. The following arithmetic expression shows an example of operators and operands:

### 1996

- (Wall et al., 1996) ⇒ Larry Wall, Tom Christiansen, and Randal L. Schwartz. (1996). “Programming Perl, 2nd edition." O'Reilly. ISBN:1565921496
**operand**: an expression that gives a value that an operator operates on. See also precedence.