Describe the purpose of functions in programming.
When are they used. Why are they used.
Write one detailed function which takes care of a common task in your life.
Define variables and constants.
How should variables and constants be named?
Create several example variables with suitable names. Demonstrate comparisons (<, >, ==) between your variables.
Define looping. Describe the purpose of looping in programming.
Create a loop which completes a common repetitive task.
Define conditionals and boolean values.
How are conditionals used in programming? What are the different types of conditional statements.
Create two separate examples of conditional statements which complete useful tasks.
Define syntax and style. What is the difference between syntax and style.
Create examples of good and bad syntax. Create examples of good and bad style.
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