What is a python variable

Python Variables

A variable is a named location used to store data in the memory. It is helpful to think of variables as a container that holds data which can be changed later throughout programming. For example,
  1. number = 10
Here, we have created a named number. We have assigned value 10 to the variable.
You can think variable as a bag to store books in it and those books can be replaced at any time.
  1. number = 10
  2. number = 1.1
Initially, the value of number was 10. Later it's changed to 1.1.
Note: In Python, we don't assign values to the variables, whereas Python gives the reference of the object (value) to the variable.

Assigning a value to a Variable in Python

As you can see from the above example, you can use the assignment operator = to assign a value to a variable.


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