Algorithm Key Terms

Ella Joyce
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Algorithms By Ella Joyce
Abstraction The process of separating and filtering out ideas and specific details that are not needed
Algorithm A sequence of logical instructions
Binary Search A faster method of searching, data being halved every step
Bubble Sort A sorting algorithm that repeatedly passes through a list to be sorted, comparing and swapping items that are in the wrong order.
Bucket Sort A sorting algorithm that separates data into different collections, with data then sorted.
Computational thinking A problem solving method.
Condidtion Statement of sum, either true or false
Counter A device which stores the number of times a particular event has happened
Data Units of information
Data type A format in which a variable holds data.
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