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CHAPTER 18 — Many-way Decisions

The previous chapter discussed how IF-THEN-ELSE-END IFs could be combined to in order to make a decision between three things. IFs can be combined in an uncountable number of ways to make make very complicated decisions. This chapter will give you practice in several useful ways to combine IFs.

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Imagine that you are playing ping-pong and that your opponent has just hit the ball. The ball is coming at you, and you must hit it back. How many decisions must you make? (This is a thought question.)