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An INT datatype is 4 bytes.... Is that 4bytes per entry...

Example 10 INT entries =  10 bytes?
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yes
10 INT entries =  40 bytes
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yes basically (plus any additional overhead)

so 10 integer columns  = 40 bytes (minimum)
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Basically, when you say that a variable is x bytes, it means that, when you declare that variable, x bytes of RAM (or filepage, but to simplify, assume RAM) are reserved for exclusive use of that variable.
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