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Python Without Fear, First Edition by Brian Overland

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2. A Python Safari: Numbers

Now that you’ve installed Python (you did install it, didn’t you?), you’re ready to go. The IDLE interactive environment is your starting point for Python safaris. But it’s not just for beginners; for a long time, you should find it useful as a learning device as you advance.

But now—let’s start! This chapter covers the following:

Image Python “infinite” integers

Image Integer vs. floating-point operations

Image How variables are used ...

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