I signed up for my school's computer science class, thinking it would be interesting, but after receiving the assignment, I was just... o.O??? I have no prior knowledge of computer science, so if anyone could take the time to explain these terms to me:

here is a sample assignment to do [must be so simple for you guys, so please don't make fun of me too much!]. if someone can help me understand these terms, I think I can try cracking the rest myself.

problem 1:

I suppose i should get a For Dummies guide soon. Thanks in advance for anyone who kindly assists.Find the area of a trapezoid. Here, identify the input variables, their types, the assignment statement used, and the output produced.

Variables:

Input

Output

Assignment

Questions needed to solve the problem

Loops needed