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# Algorithm

/ˈælɡəɹɪðm/- Algorithm Noun
- A precise step-by-step plan for a computational procedure that begins with an input value and yields an output value in a finite number of steps.
*Informally, an***algorithm**is any well-defined computational procedure that takes some value, or set of values, as input and produces some value, or set of values, as output. An**algorithm**is thus a sequence of computational steps that transform the input into the output.