Exercise 1: Which terms do different audiences know?

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Classify terms in the table below into one of the two following categories:

  • Know: At least 90% of people in this target audience already know what this term means. Therefore, you can use this term without having to first explain it.
  • Explain: At least 10% of people in this target audience do not know what this term means. Therefore, you must avoid this term, explain this term, or link to an explanation.
Terms Target Audiences
Professional software engineers Computer science majors starting their second year of undergraduate People who use apps on their smartphones
C++
prime numbers
machine learning
app
release branch
REST