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Unformatted text preview: . b. For system B, the categories are single user and multitasking . c. For system C, the categories are single user and single tasking . 7. A syntax error is the illegal use of key words, operators, punctuation, and other language elements. Logical Errors are mistakes that cause the program to produce erroneous results. 9. The job of the CPU (central processing unit) is to fetch instructions, carry out the operations commanded by the instructions, and produce some outcome or resultant information. 12. The two general categories of software are operating systems and application software . 16. High level languages are close to the level of humans in terms of readability. 18. A program’s ability to run on several different types of computer systems is called portability . 23. The rules that must be followed when constructing a program are called syntax . Tanisha Billups...
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