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Pseudocode

Pseudocode is a description of an algorithm using everyday wording, but molded to appear similar to a simplified programming language.

define password create a pass_length variable and set it to 0 create a contains_number variable and set it to False if the entire password hasn't been searched: iterate to the next character of the password increment the pass_length variable if the current character of the password contains number: set contains_number to True if pass_length is greater than 8 and if contain_number is equal to True: valid password otherwise: invalid password

Flowchart Shapes

In code-based flowcharts, common ANSI shapes are ovals for terminals, arrows for flowlines, rhomboids for inputs and outputs, rhombuses for decisions, and rectangles for processes.