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The Law of Large numbers states that modern computers are more effective at calculating very large values than they are at very small values
False
A multi-core processor is able to execute multiple instructions simultaneously, and thus can complete many tasks faster than a single-core processor
True
A kilobyte of storage is 2^10th = 1,024 bytes, where a byte is a collection of 8 bits
True
An operating system is a collection of systems software that controls how the CPU, memory, and input/output devices work together
True
The development of the Internet and the World Wide Web were both primarily funded by the U.S. Department of Defense
False
Since a collection of 3 bits can represent up to 8 different values, it follows that a collection of 6 bits can represent up to 16 different values
False
Once an image is loaded into a Web page, that image cannot be changed except by reloading the page
False
The HTML attributes ONMOUSEOVER and ONMOUSEOUT are known as event handlers since they specify the action that is to take place in response to a particular event
True
byte
collection of 8 bits (thus, 2^8th = 256 values)
kilobyte
1,000 bytes of storage (2^10)
megabyte
1 million bytes of storage (2^20th)
gigabyte
1 billion bytes of storage