What is the difference between a program and an algorithm in C++

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asked Mar 6, 2018 by anonymous

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answered Mar 7, 2018 by Shreya Wagh (140 points)

An algorithm is nothing but logical steps to solve the given problem. It is like an abstract idea.

A Program is set of instructions for the machine to solve that problem using any programming language like C, C++, Java etc.

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answered Mar 29, 2018 by John Gabriel (310 points)
They are essentially the same. A program consists of one or more algorithms.
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