Unit 1 Assignment 1 Homework

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Thaddeus Reese PT 1420 Mr. Meadows July 28, 2015 Unit 1 Assignment 1: Homework Short Answer 1. Why is the CPU the most important component in a computer? The CPU is the most important component of a computer because without it the computer would not be able to run software 2. What number does a bit that is turned on represent? What number does a bit that is turned off represent? 1 represents a bit turned on and 0 represents a bit that is turned off. 3. What would you call a device that works with binary data? A device that works with binary data is called a digital data device. 4. What are the words that make up a high-level programming language called? The words
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Unformatted text preview: that make up a high-level programming language are called keywords or reserve words. 5. What are the short words that are used in assembly language called? The short words that are used in assembly language called are called Mnemonics. 6. What is the difference between a compiler and an interpreter? A compiler is used to translate high level language programs to machine language and an interpreter 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? An operating systems software controls the internal operations of the computer....
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