1.A(n) _____________ is a set of instructions that a computer follows to perform a task.
3.The part of a computer that runs a program is called ____________.
d. the CPU
5.The computer stores a program while the program is running, as well as the data that the program is working with, in ______________.
c. main memory
7.A type of memory that can hold data for long periods of time – even when there is no power to the computer is called ______________.
c. secondary storage
9.A video display is a(n) _____________ device.
a. output device
3.What would you call a device that works with binary data?
Any device that works with binary data is called a digital device.
5.What are the short words that are used in assembly language called?
Assembly language uses short words known as mnemonics for instructions in a program.
1.Use what you’ve learned about the binary numbering system in this chapter to convert the following decimal numbers to binary:
2.Use what you’ve learned about the binary numbering system in this chapter to convert the following binary numbers to decimal:
3.Look at the ASCII chart in Appendix B and determine the codes for each of the letters of your first name.