Integer Numbers

An integer is a sequence of digits. It is assumed to be decimal unless it starts with the digit '0' (which denotes an octal number) or with '0x' (digit zero followed by lower case 'x' or upper case 'X') which denotes a hexadecimal number.


Octal numbers do not contain the digits '8' and '9' while hexadecimal numbers may contain 'a'…'f' and 'A'…'F'.


EVALUATE 42    !decimal number
EVALUATE 010   !octal number, decimal value 8
EVALUATE 0x1F  !hexadecimal number, decimal value 31

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