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integer/numeric value of char
Joined: Oct 13, 2000
Mar 18, 2001 07:55:00
What exactly is meant by 1. integer value 2. numeric value of a char literal???
Thanks in advance
Joined: Sep 29, 2000
Mar 18, 2001 08:50:00
A member of the set of positive whole numbers (1, 2, 3, . . .), negative whole numbers (-1, -2, -3, . . .), and zero (0).
A character can hold alphabetic values as well as integer values. So if we have:
char c = '9';
the character could be alpha OR numberic. The numeric value of this character literal is the integer 9.
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subject: integer/numeric value of char
char primitive default value
assignment for char
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