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# Assignment Operators in python

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- Name
- Aswin Barath
- @AswinBarath2

Assignment operators are used to assigning values to variables.

That is to store values in variables we use `=`

assignment operator. Output:

```
3.14
```

OK, now comes the real fun. Have ever been tired to use `x = x + 5`

, where we type the variable x twice? There's actually a shortcut for this called **Augmented assignment operators**.

*Augmented assignment operators* can be used as a replacement as follows:

```
x += 3 ---> x = x + 3
x -= 3 ---> x = x - 3
x *= 3 ---> x = x * 3
x /= 3 ---> x = x / 3
x %= 3 ---> x = x % 3
x //= 3 ---> x = x // 3
x **= 3 ---> x = x ** 3
x &= 3 ---> x = x & 3
x |= 3 ---> x = x | 3
x ^= 3 ---> x = x ^ 3
x >>= 3 ---> x = x >> 3
x <<= 3 ---> x = x << 3
```

## Here's the Code and Output

```
9
6
18
6.0
```

```
64
1
0
```

```
2
3
```

```
0
3
24
```

**Quick Note**: The code snippets reuses the same variable to assign with different arithmetic operations / bitwise operations / shift operations.

So, while coding makes sure you practice to use print statements after each operation.