- are containers that you create within a
program to store and use character and numeric values. Variables have attributes, such as name and type, that enable you to identify them
and that define how they can
- are variables of type character
that contain alphabetic characters, numeric digits 0 through 9, and other
- are variables of type numeric
that are stored as floating-point numbers, including dates and times.
- refers to the degree of accuracy with which
numeric variables are stored in your operating environment.
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