How to declare variables in Fortran?
The variables in Fortran is declared by using the type statement at the beginning of the program. The syntax for declaring a variable is:-
type-specifier :: list
Here type-specifier can be: -INTEGER, REAL, COMPLEX, LOGICAL AND CHARACTER and the list is the name of the variables that can be separated with commas
- INTEGER:: Total, Mean
- REAL:: Average
- CHARACTER(10) :: Surname, Name
((10 is the length value that must be there with the CHARACTER specifier. CHARACTER specifier can hold the string not more than 10 characters))