A variable is a name of memory location. It is used to store data. Its value can be changed and it can be reused many times.
It is a way to represent memory location through symbol so that it can be easily identified.
Let's see the syntax to declare a variable:
The example of declaring variable is given below:
Here, x, y, z are variables and int, float, char are data types.
We can also provide values while declaring the variables as given below:
Rules for defining variables
A variable can have alphabets, digits and underscore.
A variable name can start with alphabet and underscore only. It can't start with digit.
No white space is allowed within variable name.
A variable name must not be any reserved word or keyword e.g. char, float etc.
Valid variable names:
Invalid variable names: