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Flow chart

How does a

work?
Start
hart needs
Every flow c Put bread in toaster
on at the
this instructi e
his starts th
beginning. T
ri th m fo r making toast. This is a process
symbol.
algo A process is an
instruction
Press handle down which must be co
mpleted
in order for the
algorithm
to continue, so
here the
bread must be p
laced in the
toaster before th
Wait 2 minutes pushed down to
e handle is
make toast.

Using a decision sym


bol Place toast on plate
means that the algo
rithm
will work differently
depending on the si
tuation.
So if you want jam,
it will
be added in the next
step.
Butter toast
If you don’t, the flow
chart
skips that process.

Do you
want jam?
no

yes
The stop symbol
always marks the Add jam
end of the flow chart.
Enjoy your toast!

Stop
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