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What is an Algorithm?

An algorithm is simply a list of well-defined instructions, detailing a step-by-step procedure for solving some problem. For example, a recipe is an algorithm: you have a starting point, with your ingredients, and then by following a detailed set of instructions, you end up at your desired outcome: FOOD!

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