# Study the word list: GCSE Computer Science: Algorithms and Programming 1

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 abstraction Abstraction is the removal of unnecessary information. algorithm An algorithm is a formula that carries out specific tasks. argument An argument is a value that is passed between subroutines. array An array is a data structure that consists of a set of values or variables. assign If you assign, it means you give a value to a variable. binary A binary search is used to find an item through the process of elimination. search A binary search is used to find an item through the process of elimination. boolean A boolean represents one of two possible values. boundary Boundary data is the test data of the highest and lowest value. branching Branching is instructing a program to deviate from its normal sequence. bubble A bubble sort algorithm organises numerical values into the correct order. sort A bubble sort algorithm organises numerical values into the correct order. char Char is a data type that stores only one character. computation Computation is a process that incorporates maths and logic. concatenation Concatenation is joining two objects together so they are seen as one. constant A constant is a value that cannot be altered whilst the program is running. decimal Decimal data is used to store numbers that aren't integers.

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abstraction
algorithm
argument
array
assign
binary
search
boolean
boundary
branching
bubble
sort
char
computation
concatenation
constant
decimal

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