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Data Types in Python

How to Define a TypeHow to Define a Type

We've previously come across float and integer types, so now we can tell whether a value is a float or an integer. Can you guess what the result of the math operation 6/1.5 might be? It's easy to calculate that it equals 4, but what type does 4 belong to? It might seem like an integer, but it's actually a float. To confirm its type, you can use the type() function.


  1. Check the type of the number1 variable.
  2. Check the type of the number2 variable.

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