CHAPTER 2

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C – The Basics

In this chapter, we will explain the following:

  • What is an alphabet, a character set, and a token
  • What is a syntax rule and a syntax error
  • What is a reserved word
  • How to create identifiers in C
  • What is a symbolic constant
  • The C data types—int, float, and double
  • How to write int and double expressions
  • How to print an integer using a field width
  • How to print a floating-point number to a required number of decimal places
  • What happens when int and double values are mixed in the same expression
  • What happens when we assign int to double and double to int
  • How to declare a variable to hold a string
  • How to assign a string value ...

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