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Python Python Basics (2015) Python Data Types List cleanup

Kevin Ohlsson
Kevin Ohlsson
4,559 Points

i still don't know what data types are? data types are different types of data such as int, str and floats, correct?

What is data? What is data type?

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
230,248 Points

It sounds like you do know what data types are! :+1:

Things like int, str", and *float are "data types". Now the "data" is just what the variables hold.

For instance, an "int" data type might hold the value 21 :point_left: that's the data.
Or a "str" data type might hold the value: "Welcome, stranger!" :point_left: that's the data.

Kevin Ohlsson
Kevin Ohlsson
4,559 Points

Thank you Steven!! Your example of data made this much clearer to me!