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Define Your Own Data Types

Types are used to describe data. In this video, Dr Jeremy Singer shows how to define custom data types in Haskell.

So far we have looked at the basic built-in data types like Int and Boolean. We can combine these basic types to generate custom data types, using algebraic sums and products.

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