Flow Chart

Definition of Flow Chart

A Flow Chart represents a sequence of operations or algorithms by using diagrams.

More About Flow Chart

    It is advisable to draw a flow chart before writing a computer program.

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Example of Flow Chart

    See the following flow chart.
    The flow chart shows the flow of data.
    In the above flow chart, it shows the daily time table of a school boy

Solved Example on Flow Chart

Ques: The flow chart shows the probability of getting a sum, which is a multiple of 5 when two dice are rolled. If Robert gets the sum as 8, according to the flow chart, what will Robert do next?

    example of Flow Chart
    Choices:
    A. Roll the dice again.
    B. He subtracts 3 from 8 to proceed.
    C. He adds 2 to 8 to proceed.
    D. He gets the probability as 1/2.
    Correct Answer: A

Solution:

    Step 1: It is given that the flow chart shows the probability of getting a sum that is a multiple of 5 (5, 10, 15).
    Step 2: Robert gets the sum as 8, which is not a multiple of 5.
    Step 3: So, Robert has to roll the dice again.