Datatypes and Variables

Molly Hills
Flashcards by Molly Hills, updated more than 1 year ago
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A Level Computing (F452) Flashcards on Datatypes and Variables, created by Molly Hills on 11/25/2014.

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Definition of a Variable A Variable is a placeholder to store a single item of data in memory. It is given a specific datatype and identifier (Name)
Three examples of a 'Character' A @ '3' - (In quotes)
What is a String? When characters are put together to form words
What is a Float? A datatype used with Decimals e.g. 3.123 or 234.4
What is used when there are more demcial places for a Float? A Double e.g. 3.4u83487489478
Two example of a Boolean result? True False
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