UCR CS8 Midterm 1 flash
Set of instructions that a computer executes, like
multiplying numbers of printing a number to a screen
A sequence of instructions aimed to solve a problem.
A computer inside anoth
Computer Science CH 1
What is a computer?
A machine that converts/processes raw data into useful information
Almost anything can be categorized as being a computer such as calculators
Must be able to have the information processing cycle
_ Ada Lovelace _is considered to be the worlds first programmer
A(n) _bit_is the smallest unit of digital information.
The smallest multi-user computer systems are called _minicomputers_.
The most common ergonomic injury is _carpel tun
Computer Science Chapter 3
Organizes digital files
Creates new folders (folders- containers used to organize the files)
Navigate through the folders
Folders structure created by windows is a hierarchy
File Extensions: the pr
Computer Science CH 2
Business Productivity Software
o Create, edit, and format documents (mainly used to format
o WUSIWYG- what you see is what you get (mainly used with
o Put information (data) into
Computer Science Ch 4
Most important part of the computer
CPU (CENTRAL PROCESSING UNIT): blindly does whatever it is told
o Brain of the computer
o Housed inside of the computer of the motherboard
o Generate heat
To keep them cool