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Introduction to Programming 01

What function(s) does an interpreter perform with the instructions in a high-level programming language? Translates and executes
The first high-level programming language designed that could perform complex mathematical calculations. FORTRAN
Programs that make a computer useful for everyday tasks are known as what? Application software
The term used for a set of rules that must be strictly followed when writing a program. Syntax
The cycle used by the CPU to execute instructions in a program. Fetch-decode-execute
Which of the following is not an example of operating system software: Microsoft Word, Windows Vista, Linux, Mac OS X? Microsoft Word
Which computer language uses short words known as mnemonics for writing programs? Assembly
The following is an example of an instruction written in which computer language: 10110000? Machine language
What is the encoding technique called that is used to store negative numbers in the computer’s memory? ASCII
Which programs execute faster, interpreted or compiled? Compiled
Created by: jmiko