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01 - What is an Algorithm?

 1. An algorithm is just a sequence of instructions that are followed in order to complete a task.

  False

  True

 2. A recipe is NOT an algorithm.

  True

  False

 3. If you wrote out a set of rules to make a cup of coffee, this would count as an algorithm.

  False

  True

 4. Which of the following statements is true?

  Computers cannot follow algorithms.

  Computers are exactly like humans. They are alive and can think for themselves.

  Computers are made of grass and wood.

  Computers are not alive. They need us to give them instructions.

 5. Which of the following individuals has a job that involves typing out instructions that a computer can follow?

  A Dentist

  A Programmer (Coder)

  A Doctor

  A Vet