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Unit 2

Computer An electronic device that processes data.
Personal Computer (PC) 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 a 1 or a 0.
Byte The building block for all information that flows through a computer.
Hardware The 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.
Random-Access Memory (RAM) Where a computer stores data.
Read-Only Memory Where a computer stores data
Storage Device Your long-term memory, where you keep memories of important events and your family members'.
Software A set of instructions that makes it possible for your computer to perform tasks.
Operating system (OS) The main program that makes your computer work.
Network A group of computers connected together.
Drive The largest storage area.
Folder A place to save and organize files such as documents or pictures.
File A collection of data.
Save as A duplicate or copy a file by using the save as command.
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 Look for information from a list of categories and topics.
Keyword Search Key one or more keywords. The search results include all of the topics in which the keywords appear.
Created by: Kalislakel23