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# Python Course #2: Data Types.css-1q3m8ps{margin-left:var(--space-4);margin-right:var(--space-4);display:none;}

## integers.css-1q3m8ps{margin-left:var(--space-4);margin-right:var(--space-4);display:none;}

You probably know about numbers. Numbers are integers like 5, 728, -98, -193 etc. Numbers are data types. A int is a integer/number.

## floats.css-1q3m8ps{margin-left:var(--space-4);margin-right:var(--space-4);display:none;}

A float has a decimal point: 54.34 and -76.2. Floats are decimals. Floats are useful for trying to figuring out pi (3.14159265359). It's also useful for exact numbers. If you wanted to express the number between 3 and 4, you would want to write "3.5". Sorry fraction users, fractions are not used in python calculation, but you could convert decimals into fractions.

## strings.css-1q3m8ps{margin-left:var(--space-4);margin-right:var(--space-4);display:none;}

str are "strings". Strings are words.
123abc is considered a str. As long as a data type has a word/letter, then it would be considered a string. Periods, Commas, Hyphens, Brackets, and etc. are all strings. You use strings all the time to communicate.

## booleans.css-1q3m8ps{margin-left:var(--space-4);margin-right:var(--space-4);display:none;}

True and False are the only booleans. True is basically "yes", while False is "no". Booleans are used to answer questions such as Is 5 more than 2? if it is, then you would reply "True!", else reply "False".
Booleans are also 0s and 1s. Computers send information using 0s and 1s. In a picture 0 could mean white and 1 could mean black:

0110
1001
0101
except for the 0s and 1s are all in one line:

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Our Numbers:   Binary Code:
0              0
1              1
2              10
3              11
4              100
5              101
6              110
7              111
8              1000
9              1001
10             1010``````

### That's all for today..css-1q3m8ps{margin-left:var(--space-4);margin-right:var(--space-4);display:none;}

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It is not really in depth though it is good and thank you for your time and effort gone into making this tutorial

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No prob. :)

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Ooopsies I hit a wrong button

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What wrong button lol

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I hit the delete button but good thing I copied my words so that even if i hit da delete i would still paste then it's still good az new

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IMayBeMe

Maybe add a more in depth explanation of how data types are interpreted to a computer. For example booleans are the basis for computers as they can represent 1s and 0s also known as boolean logic.