if a pic 9(3) value 354,b pic x(2) value '46' then
a)a>b
2)a<b
3)error

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if a pic 9(3) value 354,b pic x(2) value '46' then a)a>b 2)a<b 3)error..

i think it will create an error bcoz we can't compare numeric variable to non-numeric variable.

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if a pic 9(3) value 354,b pic x(2) value '46' then a)a>b 2)a<b 3)error..

IBM Cobol will do an alphanumeric comparison because one of
the fields is PICTURE X. "354" will be compared to "45" and
be found to be lower. Answer b) is correct.

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if a pic 9(3) value 354,b pic x(2) value '46' then a)a>b 2)a<b 3)error..

yeap b is correct

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if a pic 9(3) value 354,b pic x(2) value '46' then a)a>b 2)a<b 3)error..

As picture clause for variable b is x(2), which means that
it can accept both numeric and characters of length 2, but
the care we should take here is that we should enclose them
in the single quotes, therefore to my expectation option b
is write.

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if a pic 9(3) value 354,b pic x(2) value '46' then a)a>b 2)a<b 3)error..

I dont know..

Depends on the collating sequence.

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if a pic 9(3) value 354,b pic x(2) value '46' then a)a>b 2)a<b 3)error..

I accept that u can enter the value of numeric as well as
alpha numeric. but we can not give the numeric values in

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if a pic 9(3) value 354,b pic x(2) value '46' then a)a>b 2)a<b 3)error..

it is an error

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if a pic 9(3) value 354,b pic x(2) value '46' then a)a>b 2)a<b 3)error..

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