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What Is a Variable?
Variables in programming are abstract local storages for values. In the previous section, you calculated a 5-year revenue. What if we need this exact same number in the future? Recalculating seems a bit irrational.
To refer to a specific value in the future, we need to use a particular name for the variable. Use the equality sign
= for assigning value to a variable. For example, you can assign the value
2022 to the variable
year, and then output it or perform any arithmetic operation using its name.
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