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computer programs or applications that tell a computer what to do is called
The physical parts of the computer are called
This internal computer component is erased every time the computer is turned off.
Random access memory (RAM)
I am known as the "brain" of the computer because I receive information and carry out commands. I tell other parts of the computer what to do and when to do it.
What does a computer allow you to do?
Type documents and send email, Browse the Internet, Store and retrieve data,all of the above
The main circuit board in a computer is called the
What is software
Any set of instructions that tells the hardware what to do
A speaker and a printer are input devices
A Graphical User Interface (GUI) uses ___ to help the user navigate within the
External hardware used to store and retrieve data, such as a disk drive, CD/DVD
drive, or flash drive
The _________ that acts as a "go-between", allowing computer hardware and
other software to communicate with each other (e.g., Windows 10, Mac OS 11,
Linux, Unix, etc.)
An example of computer hardware is
A server is a type of computer that does the following
Serves up information to other computers on a network
Stores and shares data
● Plays an important role in making the internet work
● All of the above
A computer is an electronic device for storing and processing data
What is a computer?
A device that manipulates information or data
What is an example of hardware
Mouse & computer case
What is an example of software
Word & Minecraft
A printer is an _____ device
Which one is an input device
Which one is an output device
● all of them
An application, or application program, is a software program that runs on your
computer. Web browsers, email programs, word processors, games, and utilities
are all applications.
A DVD is an example of a storage device
The 3 categories of hardware are Input, Output, and Processors
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