What is an Algorithm in Programming? - Definition, Examples & Analysis


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A programming algorithm is like:

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1. An algorithm is written down as:

2. An algorithm always leads to a(n):

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Algorithms in programming are reviewed by this quiz and worksheet. Questions will cover how algorithms are created and what they're used for.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

See if you can answer questions that deal with:

  • How algorithms are written
  • What algorithms lead to
  • The ingredients of an algorithm

Skills Practiced

You will have the chance to practice the following skills as you take this quiz:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on algorithms in programming
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding an example of something that is like a programming algorithm
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about alternate ways to write an algorithm

Additional Learning

You can find more information about this subject in the lesson entitled What is an Algorithm in Programming? - Definition, Examples & Analysis. Subjects covered by this lesson include:

  • Terms related to programming
  • Characteristics of programming algorithms
  • An example of an algorithm