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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.

  True

  False

 2. A recipe is NOT an algorithm.

  False

  True

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

  True

  False

 4. Which of the following statements is true?

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

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

  Computers are made of grass and wood.

  Computers cannot follow algorithms.

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

  A Programmer (Coder)

  A Dentist

  A Doctor

  A Vet