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Data Types

Generally data types refer to the classification of various types of data that a computer can process.

In Computer programming, data types are the keywords for declaring variables and functions of different types.

Fundamental Data Types:

  • Integer (i.e. 1,2,3,4,5….)
  • Floating (Fractional values)
  • Character (i.e. a,b,c,d…)
  • Boolean (true or false)
  • String (i.e. ‘welcome programming’)

Derived Data Types

  • Arrays
  • Pointers
  • Structures
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