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the four basic operations for a computer?
input
processings
output
storage
a collection on basic compnenets that are designed to work together
computer system
a computer system includes??
hardware and software
a list of instructions that tells the computer how to preform 4 basic opperations to form a task?
program
all the programs that gives the computer its instructions
software
what are the two categories of software?
system software and appliaction software
unorganized raw material made up of words, numbers, images,or sounds
data
what does input do?
enables the user to enter data into the computer
what are processing devices?
motherboard
expansion card
RAM
CPU
what is output?
the computer shows the results of the processing operation in a way taht people can understand
what are types of output devices?
monitor
printer
speakers
what does storage do?
holds all the information the computer uses
enables computers to be able to connect with a network?
communication devices
two or more computer systems that are connected?
network
a device that enables computers to connect with other computers
modem
types of computers for individuals?
desktop
work stations
personal assistance
notebook
all in one
internet appliance
not designed for individuals. they make programs unavilable for network users
servers
handle the computing for small cooporations
minicomputers
handle gigantic processing jobs for large corporations or agencies
mainframes
ultra fast and handle huge amounts of scientific data
super computers
special keyboards can prevent...
carpal tunnel syndrom
an error or defect in software or hardware that causes a program to malfunction
bug
the behavior associated with moral beliefs
ethics