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Unformatted text preview: c) Computer memory size d) Graphics processing unit (GPU) e) Name and version of the operating system used Problem 3 a) An algorithm is a series of steps to solve a problem. Describe in a couple of paragraphs the most demanding algorithm that you have developed using Excel, engineering tool (like Matlab or Mathematica) or any programming language. b) Back in 1990 I bought a 105 Megabyte hard drive from Seagate for $1,240 (1990 dollars) for my first Mac II computer. Compare the cost per megabyte of storage back then and today. Search prices of typical hard drives in the Internet to help you figure out the cost per megabyte of storage today. Consider inflation in your answer. Use the Bureau of Labor Statistics calculator located at: http://www.bls.gov/data/inflation_calculator.htm. CEE 3804 Trani Page 1 of 1...
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