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A symbol, such as a square or unerline bar, that shows where you are on the screen the cursor may flash or blink
A set of methods for collecting, handling, and outputting data to reach certain goals.
A flat, circular piece of metal or plastic coated with magnetic material and used for storing data.
A connector inside a computer designed to allow a user to add printed circuit boards-----daughter boards----to the motherboard
A reusable magnetic storage medium that uses a thin mylar circular disk as the storage surface
The pysical parts that make up a computer system for example, keyboards, printers, monitors
the step in the data processing flow during which data is collected and entered into the computer
Circuitry whose parts are etched together on a small silicon chip less than one-fourth of an inch square
A list of choices shown on the screen from which the user picks a command or data to enter into the computer
The main circuit board of a computer housing the micropprcessor and providing the means of connecting all the compenents that make up the computer
The step in the data processing flow in which information comes from a comptuer as a result of processing
The section of a computer that holds instructions data, and intermediate and final results during processing; also known as internal storage, main storage, primary storage, or random access memory
Random Access Memory
Form of primary memory in which instructions and data can be read, written or erased
Read Only Memory
Form of primary memory that holds items that can be read but not erased or changed by normal computer input
A machine that changes images from paper or photos into digital form that the computer can use.
A cmpuler program that imitates a real world situationl it can show what happens when conditions in that situation are changed.
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