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C2 - Sec. 4 - 0402

Chapter 2 flashcards

Binary coding system made up of a series of zeroes and ones
Bit a binary character, a zero or one
Byte eight bits, which can represent one alphabetic or one numeric character of information
Cache provides a temporary storage area that provides a quick access to information
CRT cathode ray tube
LCD liquid crystal display
Resolution defines the clarity of the image that is seen on the computer screen
Pixel a single colored square on the screen
dpi dots per inch, used to measure printer resolution
Transparencies thin sheets of transparent plastic, for use with overhead projectors
ROM read-only memory, permanent internal memory inside the system, inaccessible by the user
ASCII American Standard Code for Information Interchange
Ethernet port used for high speed connection to the internet or another network
Internal storage offered within the computer by way of a computer hard disk drive
OCR software optical character recognition software
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