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HW_1_solutions - CMPE-12, Fall 2010 Homework Assignment #1...

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CMPE-12, Fall 2010 Homework Assignment #1 Solutions 60 points Chapter 1: 2, 3, 10, 15, 16, 17, 21, 23 Chapter 3: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 1.2 (3 pts) Every computer can do the same thing as every other computer. A smaller or slower computer will just take longer. 1.3 (3 pts) It is hard to increase the accuracy of analog machines 1.10 (5 pts) Definiteness: each step is precisely stated. Effective Computability: each step can be carried out by a computer. Finiteness: the procedure terminates. 1.15 (5 pts) Advantages of a higher level language: Fewer instructions are required to do the same amount of work. This usually means it takes less time for a programmer to write a program to solve a problem. High level language programs are generally easier to read and therefore know what is going on. Disadvantages of a higher level language: Each instruction has less control over the underlying hardware that actually performs the computation that the program frequently executes less efficiently. 1.16
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