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Chapter 0 An Overview of Computers and  Programming BMGT 302 Business Application  Programming 1
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Understanding Computer Systems Computer system  Combination of all the components required to  process and store data using a computer Hardware  – equipment or physical devices associated  with a computer Keyboard, mouse, hard drive, DVD-ROM Software  (or programs) – computer instructions that  tell the hardware what to do System software : Windows, Unix Application software : word-processing,  music player,  scientific computing, video games, e-mail client 2
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Computer Organization -- Hardware Input unit Obtain information from various input devices Mouse, keyboard, microphone, scanner Output unit Takes information that the computer has processed  and places it on various output devices Screen, printer, speaker Memory unit Where computer stores data temporarily while an  application is running Random-access memory (RAM) 3
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Computer Organization -- Hardware Central Processing Unit (CPU) The brain of a computer, supervising operations of all  other sections of computer Carries out the instructions of a computer program
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This note was uploaded on 11/21/2011 for the course BMGT 302 taught by Professor Huang during the Fall '11 term at Maryland.

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