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Software engineers, computer programmers, and developers at many companies around the world create and use algorithms. Algorithms play a role in all manner of computing and programming, serving critically in data analysis and machine learning. Understanding algorithms is essential to coding as algorithms are steps that can be converted into code using programming languages such as Java or C++. In addition, algorithms impact other industries such as the financial sector. For example, stock traders use algorithms to help make the best decisions when completing traders.