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At the heart of a computer is its central processing unit. The CPU's job is:
To fetch instructions, to carry out the operations commanded by the instructions, and to produce some outcome or resultant information.
What does the term hardware refer to?
The physical components that a computer is made of
An Integrated Development Environment (IDE) typically consists of:
A debugger, text editor, and compiler
The purpose of a memory address is:
To identify the location of a byte in memo
The computer's main memory is commonly known as
The ________ decodes an instruction and generates electrical signals
Control Unit
_______________ are used to translate each source code instruction into the appropriate machine language instruction.
The beginning of a comment
In a C++ program, two slash marks ( // ) indicate
Preprocessor directive
A statement that starts with a # is called a
Closing brace
For every opening brace in a C++ program, there must be a
cout object
The ______ is/are used to display information on the computer's screen.
_____________ represent storage locations in the computer's memory.
You must have a ___________ for every variable you intend to use in a program
Which one of the following would be an invalid variable name?
single, double
A character literal is enclosed in ________ quotation marks, whereas a string literal is enclosed in ________ quotation marks.
Null terminator '\0'
C++ automatically places a ___________ at the end of each string literal.