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the two main components of a computer system are?
hardware and software
What is hardware?
a collection of components that function together as a system.
List some common hardware components.
printer, monitor, PC Video Camera, CD/DVD drive, hard disk drive, floppy disk,
What is software?
a detailed set of instruction
List some common software components.
Input devices such as keyboard, mouse and Output devices such as storage devices like floppy disk zip disks
What piece of hardware allows a computer user to communicate via telephone lines of TV cables?
Modem
What pointing device is used with handheld computers?
A Stylus
Approximately how many bytes are ther in a Megabyte?
approximately a million
Approximately how many bytes are there in a kilobyte?
approximately a thousand
How many bits are there in a byte?
8 bits in a byte