#### Overview of this book

Microsoft Power Automate is a workflow automation solution included in Microsoft 365. This book explores the core concepts of workflow automation, such as working with connectors, triggers, and actions, along with their practical implementation in automating business tasks and simplifying digital processes to boost enterprise productivity.
Preface
Section 1 - What is Power Automate?
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Introducing Power Automate
Section 2 - Basic Flow Concepts
Getting Started with Power Automate
Working with Email
Copying Files
Creating Button Flows
Working with Team Flows
Section 3 - Intermediate Flow Concepts
Working with Conditions
Getting Started with Approvals
Working with Multiple Approvals
Posting Approvals to Teams
Using a Database
Working with Microsoft Forms
Accepting User Input
Section 4 - Administering the Power Automate Environment
Exporting, Importing, and Distributing Flows
Monitoring and Troubleshooting Flows
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# Understanding condition operators

Operators indicate the types of calculations used when evaluating components. You might be familiar with common mathematical operators such as the following:

• - (subtraction)
• ÷ (division)
• × (multiplication)
• < (less than)
• > (greater than)

These operators are used for evaluating numeric values. When manipulating objects and text in a flow, simply using mathematical operators may not be sufficient. While you can use numeric expressions in some places, it's also important to understand other operators that can be used to determine whether a value meets a certain condition.

Power Automate conditions can perform the evaluation of conditions using the following operators:

• contains
• does not contain
• is equal to
• is not equal to
• is greater than
• is greater than or equal to
• is less than
• is less than or equal to
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