What are Symbolic Constants in C Programming?
A symbolic constant is a name given to some numeric value, or a character constant or string constant.
Symbolic names are also known as constant identifiers. Preprocessor directive #define is used for defining symbolic constants.
Syntax for Creating Symbolic Constants
#define symbolic_constant_name value_of_the_constant
Examples of Symbolic Constants
#define PI 3.141592 #define GOLDENRATIO 1.6 #define MAX 500
Here PI, GOLDENRATIO, SIZE are symbolic constants.
Note: symbolic constants names are written in uppercase by convention, but it is not required.