   Chapter 12.1, Problem 10ES ### Discrete Mathematics With Applicat...

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Section ### Discrete Mathematics With Applicat...

5th Edition
EPP + 1 other
ISBN: 9781337694193
Textbook Problem
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# In 10—12, use the rules about order of precedence to eliminate the parentheses in the given regular expression. 10. ( ( a ( b * ) ) | ( c ( b * ) ) ) ( ( a c ) | ( b c ) )

To determine

use the convention about order of precedence to eliminate the parentheses in the given regular expression.

((a( b*))|(c( b*)))((ac)|(bc))

Explanation

Given information:

Parenthesis means enclosure of algebraic variables.

Concept used:

The given question has to be solved according to the order of precedence for elimination of parentheses in regular expression. The highest preference is given to *, concatenations is next and | is lowest.

Calculation:

It is required to use the convention about order of precedence to eliminate the parentheses in the given regular expression ((a( b*))|(c( b*)))((ac)|(bc))

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