Numeric or simple variables

  • Judith Miller
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Abstract

A numeric or simple variable is a storage space in the computer’s memory which is given a name. The storage space stores only numbers, hence its name. The easiest way to imagine this is to think of a box that has a name and contains a number. The example below shows a box called ‘A’ storing the number 15.

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© Judith Miller 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Judith Miller
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  1. 1.WoldinghamUK

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