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Computer reinforcement study guide
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data that is organized, has meaning, and is useful.
Computer hardware includes input devices, output devices___________, and communication devices.
When a collection of computers and devices are connected together via communications media with cables, telephone lines, moderns, or other means-
allows information to be placed in the computer memory.
the series of instructions that tell the hardware how to perform tasks.
Both the ______ consist of chips that carry electric current and can be attached to a mother board or othercircuit board.
processor & memory
Storage differs from memory because storage can hold _____ while memory holds items temporarily while the processor interprets and executes them.
Computers have ____, meaning that its contents are lost when the power is turned off. This type of memory is called _______
volatile memory & random access memory
The speed that a CPU works at is measured in_____. Modern processors often run so fast that gigahertz is___________________________
hertz & One billion cycles per second
A list of instructions that CPU can run is a
called the processor is the brains of the computer. It has many chips that control the flow of information.
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