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C Programming - Fundamentals of Numbers, Variables and Arrays

Learn more about the fundamentals of numbers, variables and arrays when programming in C with this course.

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This free online C programming course will teach you the fundamentals of numbers, variables and arrays. You will study the basics of numeric overflow and learn how numbers are encoded as characters in ASCII. You will look into variables and the connection between function return values and variables, and the use of arrays and pointers. You will also study how to create a pointer in C, and assign a value to a pointer.

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Description

This course begins by discussing numbers, variables and arrays when programming in C. You will look into the basics of signed and unsigned numbers, the basics of numeric overflow, fractional numbers in binary, and numeric data types in C. You will also study the basics of ASCII and the char data type as well as learn how numbers are encoded as characters in ASCII. This course will also discuss the maximum values for unsigned integers in C and the minimum and maximum values of signed integers.

You will then be introduced to variables. This course will teach you the connection between function return values and variables. You will study how to terminate strings of text and other data, create a pointer in C, assign a value to a pointer, and get the value stored at a memory address using a pointer. You will also look more closely into the pointer data type, the printf function, placeholders, and more.

If you have studied the Introduction to Programming in C course available on Alison, it is now time to further enhance your C programming skills. Upon the completion of this course, you will better understand the basics of numeric overflow, how numbers are encoded as characters in ASCII, the connection between function return values and variables, and more! Sign up for this course and learn about variables when programming in C and the use of arrays and pointers today!

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Learning objectives: - Understand the basics of numeric overflow; - Understand how numbers are encoded as characters in ASCII; - Learn about the connection between function return values and variables; - Learn about variables when programming in C; - Understand the use of arrays and pointers;

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