|What is a variable?
|When we store data memory, we give the location a unique name, an identifier. These are called variables in our program.
|What type of data is an Integer? What type of data is a real/float?
|A whole number 3, 45, -453 A number with a fractional part, such as 34.245
|What is a string?
|Zero or more characters. A string can be null (empty), just one character or several characters.
|What is assignment?
|Putting an actual value into a variable
|What is sequence?
|A matter of writing the steps down in the order they need to happen.
|What does the 'FOR' loop do?
|Allows you to execute a group of steps one or more times, for a specific number of times.
|What is a 'REPEAT' loop controlled by?
|A condition at the end of the loop.
|What is a 'WHILE' loop controlled by?
|A condition at the start of the loop.
|What is a condition?
|A Boolean expression that will be true or false at a particular point in the program. Conditions are used to control iteration and selection statements.
|Flowcharts: What is a terminator? What shape is it?
|It shows where the algorithm starts and finishes.
|Flowcharts: What is an input box? What shape is it?
|Shows an input to the system.
|Flowcharts: What is a decision box? What shape is it?
|Always asks a question and has different routes out depending on the answer.
|Flowcharts: What is a process? What shape is it?
|Something that happens, always includes a VERB!
|Flowcharts: What is storage? What shape is it?
|Could be a file or a database.
|Flowcharts: What shape is a printed output?