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Do we directly say it is not LL(1) because it is left recursive or do we eliminate the left recursion, create the parsing table and then make a decision.
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Yes, you can directly say that left recursive grammar is not LL(1) .But after eliminating the Left recursion also, there is no 100% surity that it will become LL(1).
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if a grammar has left recursion definitely not LL(1),but whart about slr(1)?
SLR(1) can handle left recursion and left factoring,hence it is more powerful.Please correct me if I am wrong.
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