Because they enable you to locate a particular record directly without reading

Because they enable you to locate a particular record

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21.Because they enable you to locate a particular record directly (without reading all of the preceding records), random access files are also called ____ files.a.direct accessc.sequential accessb.indirect accessd.temporary accessANS: APTS:1REF:312COMPLETION1.A(n) ____________________ is a small unit of storage that, for example, holds only one character in asimple text file.PTS:1REF:277-278
2.When businesses store data items on computer systems, they are often stored in a framework called thedata ____________________ that describes the relationships between data components.PTS:1REF:2793.When you store data in a computer file on a persistent storage device, you ____________________ to the file.PTS:1REF:2834.A(n) ____________________ file holds more temporary data than a master file.PTS:1REF:3035.A program in which the user makes direct requests is a(n) ____________________ program.PTS:1REF:311MATCHINGMatch each item with a statement below.a.filesf.megabytesb.kilobytesg.volatile storagec.charactersh.fieldsd.nonvolatile storagei.gigabytese.master file1.Not lost when a computer loses power2.Lost when the program ends or the computer loses power3.Thousands of bytes4.Millions of bytes5.Billions of bytes6.Letters, numbers, and special symbols, such as “A”, “7”, and “$”7.Single useful data items that are composed of one or more characters8.Groups of related records9.Holds complete and relatively permanent data1.ANS: DPTS:1REF:277PTS:1REF:277PTS:1REF:278PTS:1REF:278PTS:1REF:278PTS:1REF:279
PTS:1REF:279PTS:1REF:279PTS:1REF:303SHORT ANSWER1.Discuss text files and binary files.PTS:1REF:277TOP:Critical Thinking2.List and describe three characteristics that files have in common.

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