# Finding maximum and minimum values for data types : Variables « Language Basics « C++ Tutorial

```#include <limits>
#include <iostream>
using std::cout;
using std::endl;
using std::numeric_limits;

int main() {
cout << "The range for type short is from "
<< numeric_limits<short>::min()
<< " to "
<< numeric_limits<short>::max();
cout << "The range for type int is from "
<< numeric_limits<int>::min()
<< " to "
<< numeric_limits<int>::max();
cout << "The range for type long is from "
<< numeric_limits<long>::min()
<< " to "
<< numeric_limits<long>::max();
cout << "The range for type float is from "
<< numeric_limits<float>::min()
<< " to "
<< numeric_limits<float>::max();
cout << "The range for type double is from "
<< numeric_limits<double>::min()
<< " to "
<< numeric_limits<double>::max();
cout << "The range for type long double is from "
<< numeric_limits<long double>::min()
<< " to "
<< numeric_limits<long double>::max();
cout << endl;
return 0;
}
```
```The range for type short is from -32768 to 32767The range for type int is from -
2147483648 to 2147483647The range for type long is from -2147483648 to 214748364
7The range for type float is from 1.17549e-038 to 3.40282e+038The range for type
double is from 2.22507e-308 to 1.79769e+308The range for type long double is fr
om 0 to 1.#INF```
 1.3.Variables 1.3.1. Assign value to a variable 1.3.2. Dynamic initialization. 1.3.3. A scoping example 1.3.4. Using the unary scope resolution operator 1.3.5. Finding maximum and minimum values for data types 1.3.6. Comparing data values