Category:Simple data types

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  • A simple data type is a programming language data type that is not made up of other data types
  • A character is a simple data type that stores a single character code (such as ASCII or Unicode)
  • Numeric data can be either real number (decimal numbers) or integer (whole numbers)
  • A real number is a simple data type stored as a floating point number – a number split into two parts of the mantissa (the precision of the number) and the exponent (the range of the number)
  • An integer is a whole number stored as a two’s complement binary number
  • Two’s complement binary is used to store negative numbers
  • Boolean is a simple data type that is stored as either True or False


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Pages in category "Simple data types"

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