Analog devices, such as speedometers ________________continuous physical
The CPU is composed of: the control unit, the arithmetic/logic unit (ALU), and
The five functions of a computer are: input, output, storage, control, and
The brain of the computer is the ________________,which coordinates and
controls the activities of all other components.
The internal storage is only __________________________________, in nature.
Information in the core memory is either stored as magnetized iron core
"doughnuts," or in semiconductor memory, as ___________________________.
A logical operation, such as comparing one data item to another would be
performed by the ______________________ of the CPU.
The instructions in a program are interpreted and executed in the form of signals
(commands) by the _____________________________________ of the CPU.
After all computations and manipulations are completed, results are erased from
the core memory and recorded in the ___________________________ memory.
The most common peripheral storage media are magnetic tapes and _________.
Access to data in auxiliary storage can be either direct or __________________.