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Computers are programmed to perform tasks. Program – sequence of basic operations executed in succession. contains instruction sequences for all tasks it can execute. CPU chip –transistors Storage primary storage :RAM - Secondary storage : hard disk consists rotating platter coated with magnetic material and read write heads. - Removable storage : floppy,Cds
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Unformatted text preview: Java Virtual Machine instructions can be executed on many CPUs. Machine instructions are encoded as numbers that’s y its difficult 2 write programs in machine code. High level languages allow u 2 describe tasks at a higher conceptual level than machine code. A compiler translates programs written in a high level language into m.c....
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  • Spring '10
  • heckman
  • virtual machine, Computer program, primary storage, contains instruction sequences, chip –transistors Storage

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