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Unit #2

computer is an electronic device that process data
personal computer (PC) is used by one person at a time
central processing unit (CPU) is like the computer's brain
bit is the smallest unit of information
byte the building block for all information that flows through a computer
hardware is the collection of physical devices that make up your computer system
input is when a user enters information into a computer.
output is when a computer delivers information back to a user
random-access memory (RAM) the temporary information that a computer uses only when it works with a particular file
read only memory the permanent information on your hard drive
storage device is like a long-term memory
software is a set of insturctions that makes it possible for your computer to preform task
operating system software (OS) is the main program that maked your computer work
network is a group of computers connected together
drive is the largest storage area
folder is a place to save and organize files
file is a collection of data
save as lets you rename a file and at the same time, copy the file by saving it to a new location
shortcut is an icon that is a direct link to a file or folder
keyword is a word or words keyed into a search box that matches the topic you are looking for
content search looking for information from a list of categories and topics
keyword search key one or more keywords the search results includes all of the topics in which the keywords appear
Created by: aisha_ausler