3 added 1 characters in body edited Nov 9 '10 at 22:50 zener 5122 bronze badges GiveGiven the code : `int v=42;` // declaring and initializing a simple variable `int *p = &v;` // creating a point p to the variable v Following can be said about the above code: `int * p` // "int pointer p" ... this is how you declare a pointer to variable of type int `*p` // "pointed to by p" ... that is the data that p points to, its same as v. `&v` // "address of the variable v" ... this represents the literal value for p Give the code : `int v=42;` // declaring and initializing a simple variable `int *p = &v;` // creating a point p to the variable v Following can be said about the above code: `int * p` // "int pointer p" ... this is how you declare a pointer to variable of type int `*p` // "pointed to by p" ... that is the data that p points to, its same as v. `&v` // "address of the variable v" ... this represents the literal value for p Given the code : `int v=42;` // declaring and initializing a simple variable `int *p = &v;` // creating a point p to the variable v Following can be said about the above code: `int * p` // "int pointer p" ... this is how you declare a pointer to variable of type int `*p` // "pointed to by p" ... that is the data that p points to, its same as v. `&v` // "address of the variable v" ... this represents the literal value for p 2 added 213 characters in body edited Nov 9 '10 at 22:30 zener 5122 bronze badges Give the code : `int v=42;` // declaring and initializing a simple variable `int *p = &v;` // creating a point p to the variable v Following can be said about the above code: `int * p` // "int pointer p" ... this is how you declare a pointer to variable of type int `*p` // "pointed to by p" ... that is the data that p points to  , its same as v. `&v` // "address of the variable v" ... this represents the literal value for p `int * p` // "int pointer p" ... this is how you declare a pointer to variable of type int `*p` // "pointed to by p" ... that is the data that p points to   `&v` // "address of the variable v" ... this represents the literal value for p Give the code : `int v=42;` // declaring and initializing a simple variable `int *p = &v;` // creating a point p to the variable v Following can be said about the above code: `int * p` // "int pointer p" ... this is how you declare a pointer to variable of type int `*p` // "pointed to by p" ... that is the data that p points to, its same as v. `&v` // "address of the variable v" ... this represents the literal value for p 1 answered Nov 9 '10 at 22:24 zener 5122 bronze badges `int * p` // "int pointer p" ... this is how you declare a pointer to variable of type int `*p` // "pointed to by p" ... that is the data that p points to `&v` // "address of the variable v" ... this represents the literal value for p