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A variable that is used to gather or accumulate values.

Accumulator

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The location on your computer screen at which you enter text to communicate with the computer’s operating system.

Command prompt

3

Any numeric variable you use to count the number of times an event has occurred.

Counter

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Subtracting from a loop control variable.

Decrementing

5

A loop in which the number of times the loop executes is predetermined.

Definite Loop

6

A report used by businesses where each input record is displayed.

Detail reports

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A loop in which the programmer knows exactly how many times the loop will execute.

for loop (for statement)

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Allows users to interact with a program in a graphical environment.

Graphical user interface (GUI)

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Adding to a loop control variable

Incrementing

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A loop in which the programmer does not know how many times the loop will be executed.

Indefinite loop

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Used when nesting loops; this loop is the one that is inside another loop.

Inner loop

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A variable that is used to control how many times a loop is executed.

Loop control variable

13

When one loop is contained inside of another loop.

Nested loops

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Used when nesting loops; this loop is the one that contains another loop.

Outer loop

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A number that is used to increment or decrement the control variable in a for loop.

Step value

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A report used by businesses where only totals are shown.

Summary reports

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Making sure that values fall within an acceptable or reasonable range.

Validate data

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The_____structure repeats actions while some conditions continues.

Loop

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As long as a boolean expression remains____ , a while loop's body executes.

True

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When one loop is nested within another , the containing loop is the _____ loop

Outer