IST 115 Chapter 03 Study Guide Fall 2009

IST 115 Chapter 03 Study Guide Fall 2009 - IST 115:...

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IST 115: Introduction to Information Systems Chapter 3: Study Guide 1. The ________________________________________________________ is that part of the computer that consists of three associated elements: the arithmetic/logic unit, the control unit, and the register areas. 2. The ______________________________________________________ is responsible for performing mathematical calculations and making logical comparisons. 3. ______________________________________ are high-speed storage areas used to temporarily hold small units of program instructions and data immediately before, during, and after execution by the CPU. 4. The time it takes to perform the fetch-instruction and decode instruction steps of the instruction phase is called what? 5. The term _____________________________________________ refers to the completion of the instruction phase followed by the execution phase. 6. The term _________________________________________ is used to describe a CPU operation in which multiple execution phases are performed in a single machine cycle. 7. Each CPU produces a series of electronic pulses at a predetermined rate, called the ____________________________, which affects machine cycle time. 8. __________________________________________ is a hypothesis which states that transistor densities on a single chip double every 18 months. 9. ___________________________________________________ is a form of memory in which instructions or data can be temporarily stored. 10.
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This note was uploaded on 10/11/2009 for the course IST 115 taught by Professor Greghicks during the Fall '09 term at Three Rivers CC.

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