Variables

In this lesson, we will find out about variables. We will learn about the purpose of variables, but also the technical aspects of creating variables to a uniform standard. Variable declaration is not used in Python, so a wider look at this through other programming languages will help us gain an insight into its meaning.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.What does IDE stand for?

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Q2.Which one of these lines of code is a subroutine call?

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Q3.Which of these is NOT an advantage of using an IDE?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What does IDE stand for?

1/3

Q2.Which one of these lines of code is a subroutine call?

2/3

Q3.Which of these is NOT an advantage of using an IDE?

3/3

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Variables

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Q1.Which of these variable names would be most suitable to hold data on a person's surname in Python?

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Q2.Which naming convention is used for a constant in Python?

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Q3.F strings allow you to display variables within print statements. Which TWO symbols are needed for an f string to work?

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Variables

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Which of these variable names would be most suitable to hold data on a person's surname in Python?

1/3

Q2.Which naming convention is used for a constant in Python?

2/3

Q3.F strings allow you to display variables within print statements. Which TWO symbols are needed for an f string to work?

Select two (2) boxes

3/3

Lesson summary: Variables

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