MYTUTOR SUBJECT ANSWERS

503 views

What is the difference between a variable and an identifier?

A variable is a memory location given a name and a data type. Once a variable has been declared its contents may be modified using its name.

An identifier is the name you give a variable. (In the case of Visual Basic and most other languages this needs to start with a letter and can contain numbers or underscores).

Chris D. A Level Computing tutor, A Level Maths tutor, GCSE Maths tut...

1 year ago

Answered by Chris, an A Level Computing tutor with MyTutor


Still stuck? Get one-to-one help from a personally interviewed subject specialist

11 SUBJECT SPECIALISTS

£30 /hr

Michelangelo M.

Degree: MMath Mathematics with Placement (Masters) - Bath University

Subjects offered:Computing, Maths+ 4 more

Computing
Maths
Italian
Further Mathematics
.STEP.
.MAT.

“Mathematics student at the University of Bath, willing to help you love this subject and improve your grades.”

£20 /hr

Matthew M.

Degree: MSci Computer Science (Masters) - Lancaster University

Subjects offered:Computing, Maths+ 3 more

Computing
Maths
Economics
Business Studies
-Personal Statements-

“About Matt: I'm Matt and I am a computer science student at Lancaster University. I have often been described as being friendly and hardworking by my friends, family and work colleagues. Prior to University I worked in the industry as...”

£20 /hr

Thomas P.

Degree: Computing (Bachelors) - Imperial College London University

Subjects offered:Computing, Physics+ 3 more

Computing
Physics
Maths
Further Mathematics
-Personal Statements-

“Computing student at Imperial College London, particularly enjoying the discreet maths course here. A*A*AA in Maths, Further Maths, Physics and Computing.”

MyTutor guarantee

About the author

Chris D.

Currently unavailable: for regular students

Degree: Computer Science (with placement) (Bachelors) - Bath University

Subjects offered:Computing, Physics+ 1 more

Computing
Physics
Maths

“First year Computer Science Student, University of BathA*A*A*A in A level Mathematics, Physics, Computing and History.I'd love to pass on my knowledge of my A level subjects to anyone who needs help!I have a wealth of resources an...”

You may also like...

Posts by Chris

Explain the Principle of Moments.

Explain the process of annihilation?

What do the logical operators AND, OR, XOR and NOT do?

What is an equipotential in an electric/gravitational field?

Other A Level Computing questions

What is the difference between an array and a record?

Project Euler Question 3: What is the largest prime factor of the number 600851475143?

What is the difference between an array and an ArrayList in Java?

What is meant by the term spooling? Give an example of when it can be used.

View A Level Computing tutors

We use cookies to improve your site experience. By continuing to use this website, we'll assume that you're OK with this. Dismiss

mtw:mercury1:status:ok