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# Class12 - Class meeting #12 Monday, Oct 4th GEEN 1300...

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1 GEEN 1300 Introduction to Engineering Computing Class meeting #12 Monday, Oct 4 th Range objects Scope of variables 1 Using built-in functions, VBA’s and Excel’s Homework #5 due on Wednesday, October 6 th VBA “Nuts and Bolts” Data types, constants, variables, expressions, assignment Data types the most common: single, integer and string Single used for most numbers with decimal fractions and possibly exponents precision: about 6-to-7 significant figures range: from about 10 38 down to 10 -39 , both + and - uses 4 bytes of memory 2 Integer used for most counting numbers range: from –32,768 to 32,767 uses 2 bytes of memory

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2 String used to store text 1 byte is used for each character characters are stored according to the standard ASCII code Additional data types Double used for numbers with decimal fractions and possibly exponents where high precision or extended range are required precision: about 15-to-16 significant figures 3 range: from about 10 308 down to 10 -309 , both + and - uses 8 bytes of memory Important : Excel uses “double” for the numbers stored in cells on the spreadsheet Long used for integers where extended range is required range is about - 2 billion to + 2 billion each number uses 4 bytes of memory used for T/F information two constant values: TRUE and FALSE 2 bytes are used for each Boolean quantity Boolean (also called “logical”) Object used for any defined object takes up 4 bytes of memory 4 Variant adjusts automatically to the data type required “chameleon” data type storage requirements vary
3 There are additional data types for currency, date It is also possible to define new data types:

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