# Study sets matching "software hardware interaction"

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Arithmetic/ logic unit (ALU)

Byte

Cache

Central processing unit (CPU)

Performs Arithmetic computations and logical operations

A unit of data roughly equivalent to one character, such as x

The CPU speeds processing by accessing memory caches

Also called the microprocessor or central processor: the brain…

Arithmetic/ logic unit (ALU)

Performs Arithmetic computations and logical operations

Byte

A unit of data roughly equivalent to one character, such as x

arithmetic/ logic unit (ALU)

byte

cache

central processing unit (CPU)

performs arithmetic calculations and logical operations

roughly equivalent to one character

to store data locally

the brains of the computer where most calculations take place

arithmetic/ logic unit (ALU)

performs arithmetic calculations and logical operations

byte

roughly equivalent to one character

Keyboards, scanners, and microphones ar…

Another word for software is ____.

Using the analogy of a book when talkin…

After writing an algorithm for solving…

input devices

program

hardware

a programming language

Keyboards, scanners, and microphones ar…

input devices

Another word for software is ____.

program

What is the Motherboard

What is the CPU

What is the ALU

What is the CU

computer's main circuit board

central processing unit-a single computer chip that contains a…

arithmetic/logic unit - performs arithmetic calculations and l…

control unit-coordinates all of the processor's activities and…

What is the Motherboard

computer's main circuit board

What is the CPU

central processing unit-a single computer chip that contains a…

Motherboard

CPU

ALU

CU

Computers main circuit board

Central processing unit, single computer chip without all the…

Arithmetic/ Logic Unit, uses calculations and numerical compar…

Control unit, directs flow of data to wherever it needs to go…

Motherboard

Computers main circuit board

CPU

Central processing unit, single computer chip without all the…

Arithmetic/Logic Unit (ALU)

Byte

Bit

Cache Memory

Temporarily holds data that are being processed and handles al…

The equivalent of 8 bits.

The basic building block for communication in an electronic co…

High-speed Random Access Memory (RAM) serving as a temporary s…

Arithmetic/Logic Unit (ALU)

Temporarily holds data that are being processed and handles al…

Byte

The equivalent of 8 bits.

Inputting

Software

Algorithm

Software Development

The process of using an input device to enter data

Programming code written to provide instructions to the hardwa…

A set of clearly defined, logical steps that solve a problem

A multi-step process that usually begins when someone recogniz…

Inputting

The process of using an input device to enter data

Software

Programming code written to provide instructions to the hardwa…

arithmetic/logic unit (ALU)

byte

cache

central processing unit (CPU)

Performs arithmetic calculations and logical operations.

A group of binary digits or bits (usually eight) operated on a…

A collection of items of the same type stored in a hidden or i…

A single computer chip that contains all the electronic circui…

arithmetic/logic unit (ALU)

Performs arithmetic calculations and logical operations.

byte

A group of binary digits or bits (usually eight) operated on a…

Arithmetic/ Logical Unit (ALU)

Byte

Cache

Central Processing Unit

Performs arithmetic calculations and logical operations.

(Of data) Roughly equivalent to one character, such as x.

The CPU access memory.

(CPU) A single chip that contains all the electronic circuitry…

Arithmetic/ Logical Unit (ALU)

Performs arithmetic calculations and logical operations.

Byte

(Of data) Roughly equivalent to one character, such as x.

Algorithm

Application Software

Beta Testing

Bundleware

A set of clearly defined, logical steps that solve a problem.

Helps you perform a specific task

Process that releases commercial software in development to a…

Software included with the purchase of a new computer

Algorithm

A set of clearly defined, logical steps that solve a problem.

Application Software

Helps you perform a specific task

arithmetic/logic unit

byte

cache

central processing unit

Performs arithmetic calculations and logical operations.

Is roughly equivalent to one character.

The CPU accesses memory caches to speed processing.

A single computer chip that contains all the electronic circui…

arithmetic/logic unit

Performs arithmetic calculations and logical operations.

byte

Is roughly equivalent to one character.

Arithmetic/logic unit (ALU)

Byte

Cache

Central processing unit (CPU)

Performs arithmetic computation and logical operation.

A unit of data roughly equivalent one character, such as x.

The CPU speeds processing by accessing memory caches.

Also called the microprocessor or central processor; the brain…

Arithmetic/logic unit (ALU)

Performs arithmetic computation and logical operation.

Byte

A unit of data roughly equivalent one character, such as x.

Arithmetic/Logic unit (ALU)

Byte

Cache

Central Processing Unit

Performs arithmetic computations and logical operations.

A unit of data roughly equivalent to one character, such as x.

The CPU speeds processing by accessing memory caches.

Also called the microprocessor or central processor; the brain…

Arithmetic/Logic unit (ALU)

Performs arithmetic computations and logical operations.

Byte

A unit of data roughly equivalent to one character, such as x.

Arithmetic/logic unit (ALU)

Byte

Cache

Central Processing Unit (CPU)

Performs arithmetic computations and logical operations

A unit of data roughly equivalent to one character, such as x

The CPU speeds processing by accessing memory cahces

Also called the microprocessor or central processor; the brain…

Arithmetic/logic unit (ALU)

Performs arithmetic computations and logical operations

Byte

A unit of data roughly equivalent to one character, such as x

inputting

software

algorithm

software development

the process of using an input device to enter data

intangible set of instructions that tells the computer what to…

a set of clearly defined, logical steps that solve a problem

the multistep process of designing, writing, and testing compu…

inputting

the process of using an input device to enter data

software

intangible set of instructions that tells the computer what to…

Arithmetic/logic unit

Byte

Cache

Central processing unit

Performs arithmetic computations and logical operations

A unit of data roughly equivalent to one character, such as x

The CPU speeds processing by accessing memory caches

Also called the microprocessor or central processor; the brain…

Arithmetic/logic unit

Performs arithmetic computations and logical operations

Byte

A unit of data roughly equivalent to one character, such as x

Arithmetic/Logic Unit (ALU)

Byte

Cache

Central processing unit (CPU)

Performs arithmetic computations and logical operations.

A unit of data roughly equivalent to one character, such as x.

The CPU speeds processing by accessing memory caches.

Also called the microprocessor or central processor; the brain…

Arithmetic/Logic Unit (ALU)

Performs arithmetic computations and logical operations.

Byte

A unit of data roughly equivalent to one character, such as x.

Arithmetic/logic unit (ALU)

Byte

Cache

central processing unit (CPU)

performs arithmetic computations and logical operations.

A unit of data roughly equivalent to one character, such as x.

The CPU speeds processing by accessing memory caches.

also called the microprocessor or central processor; the brain…

Arithmetic/logic unit (ALU)

performs arithmetic computations and logical operations.

Byte

A unit of data roughly equivalent to one character, such as x.

Arithmetic/logic unit (ALU)

Byte

Cache

Central processing unit (CPU)

Performs arithmetic computations and logical operations.

A unit of data roughly equivalent to one character, such as x.

The CPU speeds processing by accessing memory caches.

Also called the microprocessor or central processor; the brain…

Arithmetic/logic unit (ALU)

Performs arithmetic computations and logical operations.

Byte

A unit of data roughly equivalent to one character, such as x.

Arithmetic/logical unit (ALU)

Byte

Cache

Central Processing Unit (CPU)

Performs arithmetic computations and logical operations.

A unit of data roughly equivalent to one character, such as x.

The CPU speeds processing by accessing memory caches.

Also called the microprocessor or central processor;the brains…

Arithmetic/logical unit (ALU)

Performs arithmetic computations and logical operations.

Byte

A unit of data roughly equivalent to one character, such as x.

arithmetic/logic unit (ALU)

byte

cache

central processing unit (CPU)

a unit in a computer that carries out arithmetic and logical o…

a group of binary digits or bits (usually eight) operated on a…

High-speed RAM (random access memory)... that serves as a tempora…

A single computer chip that... contains all the electronic circui…

arithmetic/logic unit (ALU)

a unit in a computer that carries out arithmetic and logical o…

byte

a group of binary digits or bits (usually eight) operated on a…

arithmetic/logic unit (ALU)

byte

cache

central processing unit (CPU)

A unit in a computer that carries out arithmetic and logical o…

A group of binary digits or bits (usually eight) operated on a…

High-speed RAM (random access memory) that serves as a tempora…

The brains of the computer where most calculations take place.

arithmetic/logic unit (ALU)

A unit in a computer that carries out arithmetic and logical o…

byte

A group of binary digits or bits (usually eight) operated on a…

Arithmetic/Logic Unit (ALU)

Byte

Cache

Central Processing Unit (CPU)

Performs arithmetic calculations and logical operations.

Roughly equivalent to one character.

Store away in hiding or for future use.

The "brain" of a computer where data manipulation actually tak…

Arithmetic/Logic Unit (ALU)

Performs arithmetic calculations and logical operations.

Byte

Roughly equivalent to one character.