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Unit 2

computer an electronic device that processes data
personal computer (PC) a computer that is used by one person at a time
central processing unit (CPU) a small chip that performs calculations and carries out all the instructions you give to your computer
bit the smallest unit of information, it is always a 1 or a 0
byte the building block for all information that flows through a computer which is made up of eight bits
hardware collection of physical devices that make up your computer system
input when a user enters information into a computer
output when a computer delivers information back to a user
read-only memory (ROM) permanent information on your computer that holds your computer's built-in instructions and cannot be erased or changed
random-access memory (RAM) temporary information that your computer uses only when you work with a particular file
storage device hardware that saves data onto a hard drive, a server, or a disk
software a set of instuctions that makes it possible for your computer to perform tasks
operating system (OS) the main program that makes yur computer work
network a group of computers connected together
drive the largest storage area on a computer
folder a place to save and organize files, such as documents or pictures
file a collection of data
save as a command that lets you renemae a file and copy it by saving to a new location at the same time
shortcut an icon that is a direct link to a file or folder
keyword a word (or words) keyed into a search box that matches the topic you are looking for
content search a search that lets you look for information from a list of categories and topics
keyword search when you key one or more keywords in which the search results include all of the topics in which the keywords appear
Created by: hannah9221999