Re: Algorithms

From: HOLMES Sharon (
Date: Wed May 01 1996 - 16:23:57 BST

> From: "Willoughby Sarah" <>
> Date: Wed, 1 May 1996 14:53:47 GMT

> Could you please explain what an algorithm is?

A good example of an algorithm is a cooking recipe for making a cake.
For example, a cake recipe contains all the instructions necessary to
produce a wonderful cake (e.g. put the sugar and butter into a bowl,
beat in the eggs, fold in the flour etc etc etc), if followed

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