What is a Variable

A Variable and Integer

A variable is like a box. As you can place any number of things in a box, so a variable is a data type which holds a unknown value of data. An Integer is a data type represented in whole numbers.

A String and Float

A String is a data type that isn't a integer or float. Text is the most common example

A Float is number that is a decimal such as 1.3 and not surrounded by speech marks