# Int

An

**Int**(Integer)**Data Type**represents a numerical value. More specifically, a*whole, precise*number (negative or positive).**Integers**are used when no decimal point is required, such as the amount of people in a sports stadium.

They are very precise but only have a range between -2,147,483,648 and 2,147,483,647.

For very large numbers or very small numbers,

**Floats**are a better fit, due to their higher range (at the cost of precision).Last modified 9mo ago