An algorithm is a plan, a set of step-by-step instructions to resolve a problem. In an algorithm, each instruction is identified and the order in which they should be carried out is planned.
What is an algorithm?
Patterns and trends used to solve a problem
A set of step-by-step instructions to resolve a problem
A programming language
What are algorithms used for?
To plan out the solution to a problem
As a platform to program a solution
To test a solution to a problem
How can an algorithm be represented?
As a flowchart
As a flowchart or pseudocode
What is a flowchart?
A diagram that represents a set of instructions
A high-level language that has specific syntax
A way of describing a set of instructions that doesn’t use specific syntax
What is the correct symbol for a process instruction in a flowchart?
What is the correct symbol for an input in a flowchart?
What is the correct symbol for an output in a flowchart?
What links each instruction in a flowchart?
A double line
What is the correct symbol for a decision in a flowchart?
What is pseudocode?