FAQ: Conditionals - Switch Statement: where Clause

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If a switch statement actually checks against the values of the cases, then a where clause shouldn’t work since something like wholeNumber is not equal to let x where x % 2 == 0 (which I’d think would be a boolean). It must be more complicated than that. I know that it works, but I still wonder how it works. To be fair, items separated by commas are checked against individually, and you don’t check against a range, you check if the value is inside the range.