Data Representation - Key words
supports KS3 Computing lessons on Binary.
Terms in this set (17)
All whole numbers (both positive and negative) and zero.
A number system that uses a base of 2 (0 and 1).
a number system that uses a base of 10 (0-9)
short for Binary Digit. 1 part of a Binary string.
equal to 8 bits in a binary string
Half a byte or four bits
Location in main memory used to store instructions
Instruction is decoded by the CPU into two parts (Operator and operand)
Special fast access part of the CPU
In CPU - Keeps address on next instruction
Part of the instruction that tells CPU what to do
Register that stores data being currently used by CPU
number of times the sound is sampled per second measured in HZ
The space available for each sample measured in kbits/s
number of bits used for each pixel
Number of pixels per unit (e.g pixels per inch)
Information stored with image (height / width etch)