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is being efficent. As a programmer other programmers recognize your professionalism when you use structured programming, it's looks better and makes it less prone to errors. Another thing is that you and other programmers will find it a whole lot easier to modify the program if need be in the future and then also when programs are structured it's easier to break it down so that multiple programmers can work on it at a time. So in other words, it makes it easier to modularize saving time and possibly money. Programming Logic and Design, Sixth Edition, Farell, 2011, Chapter 3 Instructor Explanation: - Clarity: The number-doubling program is a small program. As programs get bigger, they get more confusing if they're not structured. - Professionalism: All other programmers (and programming teachers you might encounter) expect your programs to be structured. It's the way things are done professionally. - Efficiency: Most newer computer languages are structured languages with syntax that lets you deal efficiently with sequence, selection, and looping. Older languages, such as assembly languages, COBOL, and
RPG, were developed before the principles of structured programming were discovered. However, even programs that use those older languages can be written in a structured form, and structured programming is expected on the job today. Newer languages, such as C#, C++, and Java, enforce structure by their syntax. - Maintenance: You, as well as other programmers, will find it easier to modify and maintain structured programs as changes are required in the future. - Modularity: Structured programs can be easily broken down into routines or modules that can be assigned to any number of programmers. The routines are then pieced back together like modular furniture at each routine's single entry or exit point. Additionally, often a module can be used in multiple programs, saving development time in the new project. Points Received: 20 of 20 Comments: Good job of discussing the concept of a structured program. Question 7. Question : (TCOs D and E) How can you improve the efficiency of a nested decision?

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