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The diamond-shaped symbol on a program flowchart is called a(n) __________.
Decision symbol.
A ______________ indicates that, at a particular point in processing, a choice between two alternative paths, or sequence of instructions, is to be made.
Decision symbol.
A decision point on a flowchart at which a decision needs to be made is called a ______________.
Conditional branch.
A flowchart is one way showing an algorithm. Name another.
Pseudocode
This circular symbol, called a(n) ____________, is used to represent the decision making logic within the IFTHENELSE pattern. It acts as a collector, emphasizing that the IFTHENELSE pattern has only one entry point and only one exit point.
Connector symbol.
A connector symbol always has ___ flowlines entering and ___ exiting.
2, 1.
A no-function condition is called a ________.
null ELSE.
This condition is used if no special alternative action is required in an IFTHENELSE pattern.
null ELSE
An IFTHENELSE pattern where all tests are made in all cases ________.
Sequential IFTHENELSE pattern
This IFTHENELSE pattern utilizes several IFs but according to the logic of it, each test is made only if the preceding test is not true.
Nested IFTHENELSE pattern
A statement that is written within an algorithm that instructs the computer to output a message. The information within the quotation marks will be output.
Character-string constant.
In a(n) ___________ pattern, all tests are always made in all cases.
Sequential IFTHENELSE
In a(n) ______________ pattern, subsequent tests are made depending on the previous test. In this pattern, it is probable that many tests will be skipped.
Nested IFTHENELSE