# GATE2007-53

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Consider the following two statements:

• P: Every regular grammar is LL(1)
• Q: Every regular set has a LR(1) grammar

Which of the following is TRUE?

1. Both P and Q are true

2. P is true and Q is false

3. P is false and Q is true

4. Both P and Q are false

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There is a difference between Left linear grammar and left recursion. regular languages are either Left linear or Right linear. LL(1) does not accept left recursion. Left recursion is a kind of left-linear grammar. every left linear grammar can be converted into equivalent right linear grammar.

## 9 Answers

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A regular grammar can also be ambiguous also
For example, consider the following grammar,
S → aA/a
A → aA/ε
In above grammar, string 'a' has two leftmost
derivations.
(1)   S → aA                      (2)   S → a
S->a (using A->ε)
And LL(1) parses only unambiguous grammar,
so statement P is False.
Statement Q is true is for every regular set, we can have a regular
grammar which is unambiguous so it can be parse by LR parser.

So option C is correct choice 
Answer:

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