Flashcards in Functions, Procedures Deck (5):
Functions and procedures make a program:
- more readable
- easier to debug
- less repetitive
- more efficient
- easier to understand by dividing the program up into modules
How do they differ?
(a) A procedure does not return a value through its name.
(b) A procedure heading starts with the key word procedure in place of function.
(c) The call statement of a procedure is not part of a larger statement but stands alone as a
(d) A procedure may return one or more or no values to the main program. A function
must return one value that is of limited type.
What are macros
A single instruction representing a group of instructions, written either by the manufacturere to perform some common task such as input and output, or by the user
What is a query?
A query is a request for data results, for action on data, or for both.