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Module 1 - Lesson 1

Vocabulary

QuestionAnswer
Arihmetic/Logic unit (ALU) Section of central processing unit that performs aritmetic computations and logical operations.
Binary machine language that is made up of only [0]and [1]
Bit A single zero or a single one in machine language
BIOS ROM A type of comutor chip where instructions for starting up computors are stored
Byte A single charactor in computor language; eight bits are equal to one byte.
Central processing unit (GPU) Microprocessor that is the brains of the computor.
Circuit Board Thin plate or board that contains electronic components
Computor An electronic device that receives data (input), processes data, stores data, and produces a result (output)
Control unit Coordinates all of the processor`s activities
Data Text, numbers,sound images, or video
Dual-core processer A single chip that conains two separate processors
Embedded computors Perform specific tasks and can be found in a range of devices such as a digital watch or an MP3 player
File Allocation Table A special log on a magnetic storage disk where each track is labeled and given a location
Hard Disks Used to store data inside the computer; removable versions also available
Hardware The actual machine-wires,transistors,and circuits-in a computer system
Information Output produced by a computer
Memory Short term or long term way to store a file or information
Mobile Devices Small genral-purpose computoers that can that can generally fit into the plam of your hand
Motherboard Circuit Board mounted
Created by: LuckyNumber12