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Lab 3Questions - Lab 3 Rational Interactive Tiny Lab Report Student Name Brandon Howard Due online beginning of Lab 4 Each question is worth 20

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Lab 3 – Rational Interactive Tiny Lab Report Student Name: Brandon Howard Due: online beginning of Lab 4 Each question is worth 20 points. 1. Why isn’t assembly language programming used for large application development? In other words, what makes programming in a high-level language much more attractive than assembly language programming? In assembly language the coding is very basic and it takes many steps to complete even simple tasks, such as comparing numbers in our lab. In higher coding, like Java, the comparing of two numbers can be done in just one statement. 2. As you have seen, this Assembly Language program mimics how the CPU, CPU Registers and Memory work. Why can’t we use the registers for the permanent storage of data? Hint: this is not due to the low number of registers available! Registers are tiny pieces of memory that are made for extremely fast access to larger pieces of memory. They are actually storage locations inside the CPU that identify where other memory is, therefore they do not
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This lab report was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course IT 101 taught by Professor Watt during the Fall '07 term at RIT.

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Lab 3Questions - Lab 3 Rational Interactive Tiny Lab Report Student Name Brandon Howard Due online beginning of Lab 4 Each question is worth 20

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