Chapter 5. Control Statements: Part 1

 

Let’s all move one place on.

 
 --Lewis Carroll
 

The wheel is come full circle.

 
 --William Shakespeare
 

How many apples fell on Newton’s head before he took the hint!

 
 --Robert Frost
 

All the evolution we know of proceeds from the vague to the definite.

 
 --Charles Sanders Peirce

Objectives

In this chapter you’ll learn:

  • Basic problem solving techniques.
  • To develop algorithms through the process of top-down, stepwise refinement.
  • To use the if and if...else selection statements to choose between actions.
  • To use the while statement to execute statements in an application repeatedly.
  • To use counter-controlled repetition and sentinel-controlled repetition.
  • To use the increment, decrement and compound assignment operators. ...

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