## What are Identify Operators in Python

Identify operators in Python are used to determine the identity of an object. There are two identity operators in Python: is and is not.

The is operator returns True if the operands (the objects being compared) have the same identity, and False if they do not. An object's identity is determined by its memory address, and two objects with the same identity are actually the same object in memory.

For example:

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# Create two variables with the same value
x = 5
y = 5

# Test if x and y have the same identity
>>> x is y
True

# Create two lists with the same elements
a = [1, 2, 3]
b = [1, 2, 3]

# Test if a and b have the same identity
>>> a is b
False

The is not operator is the negation of the is operator, and returns True if the operands do not have the same identity, and False if they do. For example:

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# Create two variables with the same value
x = 5
y = 5

# Test if x and y do not have the same identity
>>> x is not y
False

# Create two lists with the same elements
a = [1, 2, 3]
b = [1, 2, 3]

# Test if a and b do not have the same identity
>>> a is not b
True

You can use identity operators to compare the identity of objects in conditional statements, such as if statements and while loops. For example:

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# Create a list and a copy of the list
a = [1, 2, 3]
b = a[:]

# Test if a and b are the same object
if a is b:
print("a and b are the same object")
else:
print("a and b are different objects")

# Output: "a and b are different objects"

It's important to note that the == operator, which is used to test for equality, is not the same as the is operator. The == operator tests if the operands have the same value, while the is operator tests if the operands have the same identity. For example:

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# Create two variables with the same value
x = 5
y = 5

# Test if x and y have the same value
>>> x == y
True

# Test if x and y have the same identity
>>> x is y
True

# Create two lists with the same elements
a = [1, 2, 3]
b = [1, 2, 3]

# Test if a and b have the same value
>>> a == b
True

# Test if a and b have the same identity
>>> a is b
False