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Creating confusion with octal literals

Octal is a number system with base 8, it has 8 values (0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and, 7). In Go programming language, an octal literal can be written with the prefix 0 (Zero). The value which is prefixed with 0 is considered as an octal value and it can be used in the program statements like…