Don’t forget to read the last blog on data types! Are you new here? Start at the beginning, Intro to C!

Now, we’ve discussed data types some, but this video is going to be devoted to discussing numeric data types. **Numeric data types** are used to describe numbers. So any number in our program can be classified as one of many numeric data types.

There are a ton of numeric data types, but most are just modified versions of the three main numeric data types: integer, float, and double.

int stands for integer. **Integers** are whole numbers, that is, any number with no fractional part. Integers = {…, -2, -1, 0, 1, 2, …}.