### Operator:

An operator is a symbol that tells the computer to perform certain mathematical and logical manipulations. Operators are used in programs to manipulate data and variables. Such as, ++, --, <, > etc.### Categories of operators:

C operators can be classified into a number of categories. They are as follows,- Arithmetic operators
- Logical operators
- Increment and decrement operators
- Bitwise operators
- Relational operators
- Conditional operators
- Special operators

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