Perl supports integers (decimal, octal, hexadecimal), floating point numbers, scientific notation, Booleans, and null. : Scalar « Language Basics « Perl

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Perl » Language Basics » Scalar 
Perl supports integers (decimal, octal, hexadecimal), floating point numbers, scientific notation, Booleans, and null.
   

$year = 2006;                # integer
$mode = 0775;                # octal number in base 8
$product_price = 29.95;      # floating point number in base 10
$favorite_color = 0x33CC99;  # integer in base 16 (hexadecimal)
$distance_to_moon=3.844e+5;  # floating point in scientific notation
$bits = 0b10110110;          # binary number

   
    
    
  
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14.Concatenate two scalar variables with double quotes
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18.If there are no quotes, then Perl has to decide whether the value is a string or a numeric value.
19.Scalar variables hold a single number or string and are preceded by a dollar sign ($).
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