Range of Integer Values


ANSI   The representations and sets of values of the various types of integers

Integers contain 32 bits (four bytes). Signed integers are represented in two's-complement form. The most-significant bit holds the sign: 1 for negative, 0 for positive and zero. The values are listed below:


Minimum and Maximum

unsigned short

0 to 65535

signed short

–32768 to 32767

unsigned long

0 to 4294967295

signed long

–2147483648 to 2147483647