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Hardware Basics 0321

Equitable Access robust and reliable acces to current and emerging technologies and digital resources, with connectivity to all studenets, teachers, staff, and school leaders
Access Options stand alone computers, computer learning stations, computer centers, computer lab, mobile technology
Computer System computer and supporting devices that work as a team to recieve and process data and then output it into a usable formate
Central Processing Unit (CPU) information processing
Control Unit retrieves and sends signals to the rest of the computer
Arithmetic Logic Unit (ALU) performs calculations for data processing
Memory Unit storage of info internally
RAM temporary memory, new info, only when turned on
ROM permanent internal memory, inaccesable to user, stores intrustions for programs
Binary Coding System (ASCII) made up of zeros and ones
Bit binary character, smallest unit of binary info
Byte 8 bits, represents a charcter or number
Kilobyte 1024 bytes
Megabyte 1024 kilobytes
Gigabyte 1024 megabytes
Created by: mspake86