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Unit 2

Computer An electronic device that processes data.
Personal Computer (PC) 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, always either 1s or a 0.
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 memory is a temporary information that your computer.
Read-only memory (ROM) This memory is permanent information on your computer.
Storage Device When you save a file, you move the information from the RAM to a storage device.
Software Is a set of instructions that makes it possible for your computer to preform tasks.
Operating System (OS) Software is the main program that makes 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, such as documents or pictures.
File Is a collection of data,( Text, graphics, or other types of media.)
Save as You can duplicate, or copy, a file by using the save as command.
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 Look for information from a list of categories and topics.
Keyword Key one or more keywords.
Created by: Maya_Nicole