Explain the characteristics of algorithm
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An algorithm is a well-defined procedure that allows a computer to solve a problem.

Characteristics of an algorithm are :-

  1. Unambiguous : Algorithm should be clear and unambiguous. Each of its steps should be clear.
  2. Input : An algorithm should have 0 or more well-defined inputs.
  3. Output : A algorithms should have 1 or more well-defined outputs and should match the desired output.
  4. Independent : A algorithms should have step-by-step directions which should be independent of any programing code.
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