If you're seeing this message, it means we're having trouble loading external resources on our website.

If you're behind a web filter, please make sure that the domains *.kastatic.org and *.kasandbox.org are unblocked.

Main content

The building blocks of algorithms


Akuchi develops an algorithm that counts the number of words used in an essay. Now they've been asked to extend the algorithm to ignore common words (like "the" and "to").
What structure must be added to the algorithm so that it does not count common words?
Choose 1 answer: