The first thing to do when purchasing a computer system is to select:
a. Hardware and then the software that will go along with it.
b. Programs that will permit you to do the kinds of things you need to do.
c. Type of printer you can afford.
d. The CPU that will give you maximum storage capacity.
A computer program provides the computer with:
a. Strategies for problem-solving using reason, intelligence, and intuition.
b. General instructions that the computer can then break down into specific
c. Step-by-step instructions that anticipate conditions that might arise.
d. Instructions that tap into the innate intelligence of a computer.
During the problem-definition phase of program writing, the programmer
considers the desired _________________________ to determine format
requirements, avoid omissions and invalid assumptions.
d. Programming languages
By looking at the data that are available, the programmer can determine:
a. Additional input requirements and format for the data.
b. The best way to write the program.
c. If the problem can be solved.
d. If there will be a significant number of bugs in the program.