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Richard TwumCHAPTER 1Exercise 22. a)How many milliseconds (ms) are in 1 second?
b) How many microseconds (μs) are in 1 second?
c) How many nanoseconds (ns) are in 1 millisecond?
d) How many microseconds are in 1 millisecond?
e) How many nanoseconds are in 1 microsecond?
f)How many kilobytes (KB) are in 1 gigabyte (GB)?
g) How many kilobytes are in 1 megabyte (MB)?
h)How many megabytes are in 1 gigabyte (GB)?
i) How many bytes are in 20 megabytes?
j) How many kilobytes are in 2 gigabytes?
Exercise 7Respond to the idea presented in Section 1.5: If invented today, what name do you thinkwould be given to the computer? Give at least one good reason for your answer.
Exercise 14Under the von Neumann architecture, a program and its data are both stored in memory. Itis therefore possible for a program, thinking that a memory location holds a piece of datawhen it actually holds a program instruction, to accidentally (or on purpose) modify itself.What implications does this present to you as a programmer?
Exercise 22The technologist’s notion of Moore’s Law is that the number of transistors per chip doublesapproximately every 18 months. In the 1990s, Moore’s Law started to be described as thedoubling of microprocessor power every 18 months. Given this new variation of Moore’sLaw, answer the following:

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