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computers chapter one
what is binary system?
a technology of storing and reading only two states. The binary number system uses two digits 0 and 1.
what is a bit?
a 1 or a 0 in the binary number system or its a binary digit.
what is a byte?
a group of 8 bits.
what is a nibble?
what is the most important component inside a case?
the central processing unit, aka cpu, processor, microprocessor
data received by input devices is read by the???? and output from the ????? is written to output devices.
what are the 2 most popular output devices?
the monitor and the printer
what are the most popular input devices?
mouse and keyboard
an older computer may use what kind of a connector for a printer?
a 25 pin parallel connector