Programming

Characteristics of Simple Data Types

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Integer
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Integer is a number between -2,147,483,647 to 2,147,483,647. This is stored within a computer in 4 Bytes. An example of this would be the number: 1,256,284

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Real (Floating Point Number)
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Real (Floating Point Number) is a number that never ends this could be a number simple as 1 or as complex as a trillion. This number can also include decimal or fractions within it. An example could include 12,783.56

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Boolean comprises of two numbers 0 or 1. This is can be seen as On or Off within code of a program. This is stored in 2 Bytes within a program.

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Character is a singular letter within a program. This could be the letter 'C' for example.

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