Selection

This lesson moves you on to the next big programming construct: selection. You will be introduced to it initially through a flowchart that demonstrates how a condition can be used to control the flow of execution in a program. You will then learn about definitions for logical expressions and conditions. A short activity has been included to allow you to grasp how logical expressions evaluate. Next, you will complete a PRIMM activity where you investigate and modify a chatterbot.

Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Q1.What is the evaluation of this expression: 10 * 10 / 5

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Q2.What is the evaluation of this expression: 5 - 2 + 6 / 2

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Q3.If you were using integer division, what would be the evaluation of this expression: 14//3

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Q4.If you were using modulo, what would be the evaluation of this expression: 14%3

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Q1.What is the evaluation of this expression: 10 * 10 / 5

1/4

Q2.What is the evaluation of this expression: 5 - 2 + 6 / 2

2/4

Q3.If you were using integer division, what would be the evaluation of this expression: 14//3

3/4

Q4.If you were using modulo, what would be the evaluation of this expression: 14%3

4/4

Video

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Worksheet

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Quiz:

Selection

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Q1.Which flowchart symbol is used to show a decision?

1/3

Q2.Will this logical expression evaluate as True or False? (5-2+10/2) == 8

2/3

Q3.What will be the output of this program when it is executed?

3/3

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Selection

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Q1.Which flowchart symbol is used to show a decision?

1/3

Q2.Will this logical expression evaluate as True or False? (5-2+10/2) == 8

2/3

Q3.What will be the output of this program when it is executed?

3/3

Lesson summary: Selection

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