The process of developing and implementing various sets of instructions to enable a computer to do a certain task. These instructions are considered computer programs and help the computer to operate smoothly.
It is also the process of writing, testing and maintaining the source code of computer programs
Knowledge and mastery of the programming language. Logic formulation
Is an artificial language that can be used to control the behavior of a machine, particularly a computer.
Problem definition Problem Analysis Algorithm design Coding Testing and debugging
Use of symbols and phrases to designate the logic of how a problem is solved. A combination representing the logical sequence in which a combination of steps or operations to be performed. It is a blueprint of the program.
Terminal (Start/Begin)Used to signify the beginning and end of flowchart
Preparation or Initialization (Sum=0, A=1)Used to select initial conditions
Input / Output (Read A or Print A)Shows input and output
Processing (Sum=A+B)Performs any calculations that are to be done
Decision (If A>B)Signifies any decisions that are to be done.
Flowlines – signifies the process that is to beaexecuted next.
Is a finite set of instructions that specify a sequence of operations to be carried out in order to solve a specific problem.
Draw a flowchart that will compute and displaythe sum and product of two numbers. Write itsequivalent algorithm.
Draw a flowchart that will compute and displaythe area of a rectangle using the formula:Area =Length X width Start L=0 W=0 Area=0 Area=L *W Display Area End Read L, W
Draw a flowchart that will compute and displaythe area of a rectangle using the formula:Area =Length X width, if the Area is greaterthan 5, display the word Hello and if not displayHi Start L=0 W=0 Area=0 Area >5 Display Area End Read L, W Area=L *W Display Area