Structured Programming in Basic Problems
© 1998 by Dr. Thomas W. MacFarland -- All Rights Reserved
Instructions: Review the following program and see if you can predict the outcome by completing a "pencil trace" of the code. Program output is provided at the end of this page. Compiler: The program was prepared using GWBasic, which requires the use of line numbers.
10 REM This program demonstrates conditional branching 20 REM (IF THEN ELSE). 30 X = 100 40 Y = 200 50 IF X < Y THEN Z = X ELSE Z = Y 60 PRINT X, Y, Z 99 END 10000 REM And the answer is ... 10010 REM 100 200 100