is the logical AND function. It evaluates its arguments in order, giving False immediately if any of them are False, and True if they are all True.


  • And[e1,e2,] can be input in StandardForm and InputForm as . The character can be entered as Esc&&Esc, EscandEsc, or \[And]. »
  • And has attribute HoldAll and explicitly controls the evaluation of its arguments. In , the are evaluated in order, stopping if any of them are found to be False. »
  • And gives symbolic results when necessary, removing initial arguments that are True. »
Introduced in 1988
| Updated in 1996
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