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DigHT 210
Control Structures Exercise

Devise a strategy for solving each of the following problems. Write out your step-by-step strategy in pseudocode (don't worry about expressing your steps in correct LiveCode commands.)

1.The president of WEGOTCHA Corp., George "Bubba" Johnson, has decided that all employees should have a nickname in the workplace (to encourage comradery, says George.) He gives you a list of employee names and a list of an equal number of nicknames. You are to assign each person a nickname chosen at random from the list. No nickname should be used more than once. Names should be in the format Firstname "Nickname" Lastname.

Employee Names Nicknames

Mary McKenna
Elizabeth Hendricks
Andrew Carlson
Eugene Krzymarik
Mike Peters
Rhonda Rhodes
Terrance Leonard

"Pretty Boy"
"Diva"
"Stinky"
"Downtown"
"Hound Dog"
"Killer"
"Bugsy"

2. A group of friends are asked to each write a one-sentence statement about two acquaintances. Each sentence is in the form "John is <adjective>." You've collected the sentences. Now write the steps that your computer must go through to combine all of the statements about the two persons into two statements (one for each of the two acquaintences) of this form: "John is fast, short, stupid and industrious."

Statements: James is thin.
Betty is shy.
James is friendly.
James is tall.
Betty is smart.
James is slow.
Betty is short.
Betty is nice.
Betty is hungry.
James is vain.

3.Given a list of nouns and a list of irregular plural forms in an imaginary language, write the steps for forming the regular plural form of nouns. For the purposes of this exercise, you need not consider any other cases but these. Regular forms are given for your reference only.

Nouns Irregular forms Regular forms
lod
galos
kriz
bloz
mladok
agasok
rizof
sul
viba
bulo
bli
plak
ozok
agasok, agasochi
mladok, mladki
galos, galosat
rizof, rizofats
vibak
ozokkik
krizik
blozik
lodik
blik
bulok
sulik
plakkik

See the Key for this exercise.
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