Computational Thinking

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  • Created on: 07-11-18 14:54
What is an algorithm?
An algorithm is a plan, a set of step-by-step instructions to solve a problem.
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What is decomposition?
Breaking a complex problem down into smaller problems and solving each one individually
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What is abstraction?
Picking out the important bits of information from the problem, ignoring the specific details that don't matter.
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What is algorithmic thinking?
A logical way of getting from the problem to the solution. If the steps you take to solve a problem follow an algorithm then they can be reused and adapted to solve similar problems in the future.
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What is pseudo-code?
Basically fake code.
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What is decomposition?

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Breaking a complex problem down into smaller problems and solving each one individually

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What is abstraction?

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What is algorithmic thinking?

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What is pseudo-code?

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