# PHP - Not equal to: !=

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

### Description

`par1 != par2`

### Input

- par1 - Any number
- par2 - Any number

### 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.

### Examples

### PHP

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

### PHP

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

### PHP

Other pieces of example codes:$y != 25

You can find it in the following collections: relational operators

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