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COMP 110 Computer Basics Tabitha Peck M.S. January 14, 2007 MWF 3-3:50 pm Philips 367 1
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Announcements Office Hours W 4:00-5:00, F 2:00-3:00, by appointment Sitterson 006 jGRASP 2
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Questions? Problems with afs Ask HELP 3
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Today in COMP 110 Hardware and Memory Programs and Compiling Your first program 4
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Before Programming Need to know basics of a computer If you drive a car you should know it runs on gasoline Understand what your program is doing Talk intelligently about computers 5
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Hardware vs. Software Hardware - physical machine CPU, Memory Software - programs that give instructions to the computer Windows XP, Games, jGRASP 6
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Hardware CPU (Central Processing Unit) - the “Brain” GHz - number of instructions per second, how fast is the computer Dual Core - multiple processing units per CPU 7
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Memory Holds data for the computer How much the “Brain” can remember Auxiliary Memory (Secondary Memory) Disk drives, CDs, Flash drives Main Memory Memory computer uses for intermediate calculations (program you are running) 8
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