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Beyond the lesson

In this lesson, you were introduced to how to use variables in MEL with Maya. You can:

- Declare, set and use variables.
- Perform mathematical operations to modify the value of a variable.
- Implement dynamics using MEL commands.

Before proceeding with the next lesson you may want to review the material presented in this lesson so you are familiar with the concepts and skills associated with them. Some suggested tasks you can try on your own include:

- Practice creating, modifying and performing operations with variables. In the next lesson, you use variables extensively to create a user interface.