Open the Defining Values Starter File and click "Run".

1 What do you Notice?

2 What do you Wonder?

Look at the expressions listed below. Think about what you expect each of them to produce. Then, test them out one at a time in the Interactions Area.

  • x

  • x + 5

  • y - 9

  • x * y

  • z

  • t

  • gold-star

  • my-name

  • swamp

  • c

3 What have you learned about defining values?

4 Define at least 2 more variables in the Definitions Area, click "Run" and test them out. Once you know they’re working, record the code you used below.

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