How Computers Store Data. TERMS. discrete data continuous data, bi-stable device, number system, binary number system, denary number system human-readable data machine –readable data natural numbers whole numbers, integers real numbers, magnitude base, number, digit. QUIZ.
Computers do not store data the way we see it, but in the form of binary digits
Numeration/number system: any notation for the representation of numbers
_________ temporarily in ________________. The computer’s
___________ is made up of ___________________ which can exist in only one
of _______ possible __________. As a result, the _________________ one and
zero are used to represent the ________ and __________ states respectively.
___________ data is therefore _____________ to its binary __________________ in order to be
_______________ and ____________. It is then _____________ from ______________ back to
its original form in order to be ___________ to the user.Fill in the blanks in the above paragraph using the words given in the list below. Remember that a word may be used more than once.Main memory, data, representation, memory, stored, bistable devices, converted, states, output, two, binary digits, input, on, processed, off, binary.