revised: 9/26/98, 07/27/99, 01/17/00, 04/20/00, 01/27/06

CHAPTER 8 — Primitive Data

Computer memory stores arbitrary bit patterns. Making sense of these patterns involves the use of data types.

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Say that you came across the following torn slip of paper. What can it mean? Torn slip of paper bearing the word MIX