Exercise Answers

This appendix contains the answers to the exercises at the end of each chapter. The answers are grouped by chapter and numbered to match the associated exercises in the corresponding chapter.

Chapter 1

  1. Imperative languages require you to provide the computer with step-by-step directions to perform a task—essentially, you tell the computer how to achieve the end result. Declarative languages allow you to tell the computer what the end result should be and trust the computer to take appropriate action to achieve it. Instead of telling the computer how to achieve the result, in declarative languages you tell the computer ...

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