Precedence determines how operators in expressions are grouped.

Related concepts:  OperatorExpressionAssociativity

Closest Wikipedia entry:  Order of operations — In mathematics and computer programming, the order of operations is a collection of rules that reflect conventions about which operations to perform first in order to evaluate a given mathematical expression. These rules are formalized with a ranking of the operators. The rank of an operator is called its precedence, and an operation with a higher precedence is performed before operations with lower precedence.

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