6604-- Discussion Sheet

6604-- Discussion Sheet - EXAMINATION DISCUSSION LESSON...

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EXAMINATION DISCUSSION LESSON 6604 (25 Questions) INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SOFTWARE To assist you in your review of this lesson we have prepared this discussion sheet. We suggest that you read the discussion on questions you had right as well as on questions you missed. 1. (3) Programs … Introduction, Chapter 2. The programs that run on computers are called software. 2. (3) BASIC … Section 2.1, Subsection Source Code. Examples of high-level languages are BASIC, FORTRAN, and COBOL. 3. (4) monitor … Section 1.6 The monitor program is a piece of software that provides a controlled environment in which the HC11 can operate. It also provides a user interface (UI). … The monitor program is called BUFFALO (Bit User Fast Friendly Aid to Logical Operations). 4. (3) It translates source code into machine code … Section 2.1, Subsection Source Code. The assembly language source code is processed by a program called an assembler, which translates the mnemonics into the machine-level code that can be loaded into the computer. 5. (1) They are too close to actual machine code … Section 2.1, Subsection Source Code. Because assembly-level languages ae so close to the actual machine code, portability is limited to processors within the same family. In most cases it is not portable at all. 6. (3) They are easier for people to understand…
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This note was uploaded on 03/08/2010 for the course CIE W660 taught by Professor . during the Winter '09 term at World College.

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6604-- Discussion Sheet - EXAMINATION DISCUSSION LESSON...

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