# Not equal to: !=, <>

Not equal to operator is a logical operator that is used to compare two numbers.

## !=

### Description

par1 != par2
Used keywords: !=

### Output

• Result - Logical value Returns a true, if the first number is Not equal to the second, otherwise false.
Note: It works over all types of numbers.
Compatible programing languages:
C | Visual C++ .NET | C++ | C# | Java | JavaScript | PHP

### Example

Not equal to the possible of use:
a = 5 < 10;       // a = true
b = 8 < x;
if ( y < 100 )
x++;

### Example

Even one example in what situations we can use the operation Not equal to:
x != y
1 != 10
(i & j) != 64

### Example

Other pieces of example codes:
y != 25

## <>

### Description

par1 <> par2
Used keywords: <>

### Output

• Result - Logical value Returns a true, if the first number is Not equal to the second, otherwise false.
Note: It works over all types of numbers.
Compatible programing languages:
Basic | Visual Basic .NET | FreeBASIC | Free Pascal | Object Pascal | Pascal

### Basic

Not equal to the possible of use:
a = 5 < 10       ' a = true
b = 8 < x
if  y < 100 then
x=x+1
end if

### Basic

Even one example in what situations we can use the operation Not equal to:
x <> y
1 <> 10
(i and j) <> 64

### Basic

Other pieces of example codes:
y <> 25

You can find it in the following collections: relational operators
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