Introducing Fundamental Types of Data

  • Ivor Horton


In this chapter, I’ll explain the fundamental data types that are built into C++. You’ll need these in every program. All of the object-oriented capability is founded on these fundamental data types, because all the data types that you create are ultimately defined in terms of the basic numerical data your computer works with. By the end of the chapter, you’ll be able to write a simple C++ program of the traditional form: input – process – output.


Decrement Operator Assignment Operator Type Float Fundamental Type Integer Type 

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  • Ivor Horton
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  1. 1.WAUnited Kingdom

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