Unformatted text preview: abacus correspond to 5 x 10 , or 5, for the first column; 5 x 10 1 , or 50, for the second column; 5 x 10 2 , or 500, for the third column; and so on. Chip: A thin wafer of silicon containing electronic circuitry that performs various functions, such as mathematical calculations, storage, or controlling computer devices. Cluster: a group of two or more sectors on a disk, which is the smallest unit of storage space used to store data. Coding: A term used by programmers to refer to the act of writing source code. Crackers: A term coined by computer hackers for those who intentionally enter (or hack) computer systems to damage them. C REATED BY S USAN A SHBY W EDNESDAY , F EBRUARY 17, 2010...
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