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Visual C#® 2012: How to Program, Fifth Edition by Harvey Deitel, Paul Deitel

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Summary

Section 5.2 Algorithms

• An algorithm is a procedure for solving a problem in terms of the actions to execute and the order in which these actions execute.

• Specifying the order in which statements (actions) execute in an app is called program control.

Section 5.3 Pseudocode

• Pseudocode is an informal language that helps you develop algorithms without having to worry about the strict details of C# language syntax.

• Carefully prepared pseudocode can easily be converted to a corresponding C# app.

Section 5.4 Control Structures

• There are three types of control structures—sequence, selection and repetition.

• The sequence structure is built into C#. Unless directed otherwise, the computer executes C# statements one after the other ...

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