IRIS 42: Information and Research Instruction Suite for two-year colleges

Boolean Operators in Practice

Make the set larger by adding words with 'OR'

In browsing through this list, we found another good word to use, a word that we could use in addition to evaluate: credible. So we're going to use OR to include that word in our search statement, like this:

Search screen showing the search "world wide web" and (evaluate or credible)

Notice how we used the parentheses around words connected with or? Think of those parentheses as a container that keeps that group of words together. You should ALWAYS use parenthesis around words you connect with 'or'.

This time, will we get MORE or FEWER than the last search?

more or fewer button more or fewer button

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