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algorithm

An explicit set of precise instructions is a(n) ____.

capability, language, context

To write a precise algorithm, we need to pay attention to 3 points. These are ____, ____, and ____.

formal

High-level programming languages are called ____ languages and are designed to express algorithms.

natural

The language we speak is called a ____ language and is not good for expressing precise information.

program

A ____ is an algorithm that has been customized to solve a specific task under a specific set of circumstances in a specific language.

loop

A ____ is a programming control structure that allows for certain statements in a program to be repeated.

test

Loops are controlled by a ___ which determines if the statements should be repeated or not.

exchange

The Alphabetize CD or Alpha/Beta sort illustrates a standard sorting algorithm called an _____ sort.

variable

A word that can apply to many different values during the running of a program is called a ____.

array

The rack used in the Alpha/Beta sort is an example of a data structure called a(n) ____.

abstraction

The ideas of the Alpha sweep and the Beta sweep and what they do as a whole is called an ____.

IODEF :
Input specified
Output specified
Definiteness
Effectiveness
Finiteness

List the 5 essential properties of algorithms.

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