a machine that processes information and performs computations.
the many parts that work together to make a computer work.
display screen to provide "out put" to user. where you view information.
used to enter information and commands into the computer.
an "in put" device used to control the on screen pointer by clicking.
protects and contains the major componets of the computer. CPU: central processing unit.
a device that reads or records data.
a plastic disk coated with magnetic material
main device that a computer uses to store information.
compact digital read only memory.
alows you to carry important data without the bulk of a disk.
the physical part of the computer. EXAMPLES: mouse, speakers, and keyboard.
programs that tell the computer what to do. provides intructions that the CPU will carry out.
thing we use to get data out of a computer.
things we use to put data into the computer.
the placee where the computer is connected to the phone line.