Flow chart

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A simple flowchart, which shows what to do, when a lamp does not work.

A flow chart is a type of diagram, made of boxes and arrows. It can be used to show:

  • An algorithm, a step-by-step list of directions that need to be followed to solve a problem
  • A process, a series of stages in time where the last stage is the product, result or goal.
  • The planned stages of a project.

The flow chart uses boxes, arrows and other elements:

  • Boxes show the process operations, the various steps and actions.
  • Arrows show the order of the steps, and/or different options.
  • Other elements representing materials involved, decisions, people, time or process measurements.[1]

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  1. Flowchart at ask.com.