**The short data type**

There is a data type in
C++ known as **short**.

If you have an instance of the **short**
type, the set of all possible values that you can store in that instance is the
set of all the whole numbers ranging from -32,768 to +32,767.

There is also a type known as **unsigned
short** in which you can store all the whole numbers ranging from 0 to 65,535.

**65,536 different combinations or values**

Each of these types constitute a set of 65,536 different values, including the value zero.