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Alexa Rocha 6/17/15 Intro To Programming PT1420 Short Answer 1-7 Pg 1-26 1. Why is the CPU the most important component in a computer? CPU means central processing unit. Meaning that this particular part of the computer handles ALL processing or thinking. Without this unit you’d pretty much have a decorative brick. 2. What number does a bit that is turned on represent? What number does a bit that is turned off represent? The number 1 represents on, while the number 0 represents off. 3. What would you call a device that works with binary data? Digital Device 4. What are the words that make up a high-level programming language called?
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Unformatted text preview: Key words or reserved words 5. What are the short words that are used in assembly language called? Mnemonics 6. What is the difference between a compiler and an interpreter? A complier is a program that translates a high-level language program into a separate machine language. An interpreter is a program that both translate and executes the instructions in a high-level language program. 7. What type of software controls the internal operations of the computer’s hardware? Operating system or “OS”...
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