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Flashcards in Programming Deck (27)
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Define integer.

A number with no decimal.

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Define real.

A number that contains a decimal.

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Define boolean.

A true/false value.

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Define character.

A letter, number, space, punctuation mark, or symbol.

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Define string.

Used to represent text, it is a collection of characters.

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In pseudocode, what does MOD do?

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In pseudocode, what does * do?

Multiplies

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In pseudocode, what does ← do?

Assigns a value to a variable.

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In pseudocode, what does DIV do?

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What is meant by a constant?

A variable value that can't be changed.

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What is meant by a variable?

A variable value that can be changed.

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Define string concatenation.

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13

Give an example of string concatenation being used.

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What is an IF statement?

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15

Why are arrays useful?

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What is a record?

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What is a field?

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18

Give one benefit of storing data in an external file.

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19

Describe what OPEN() does.

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20

Describe what CLOSE() does.

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Describe what WRITELINE() does.

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Describe what READLINE() does.

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23

What is a subroutine?

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What is the difference between a subroutine and a procedure?

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25

Define parameter.

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26

Define local variable.

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27

Define global variable.

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