## Variables and Assignment Statements

Read this chapter, which covers variables and arithmetic operations and order precedence in Java.

### 1. Variables and Assignment Statements

In all but the smallest programs, an executing program is constantly working with values. These values are kept in little sections of main memory called **variables**.

**Chapter Topics:**

- Variables
- Assignment Statements
- Expressions
- Arithmetic Operators

**Question 1:**

Do you imagine that a *variable* can change its value?

Source: Bradley Kjell, http://programmedlessons.org/Java9/chap09/ch09_01.html

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