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Four functions of a computer
The motherboard makes these functions occur by connecting the components that make up a computer.
Read Only Memory (ROM)
Random Access Memory (RAM)
The central processing unit or CPU is the brain of the computer
It interacts with every other part of the computer
It handles the fetch, decode, and execute steps for the computer
It carries out instructions
The computer-generated information that is displayed to the user in some form such as screen display, printed page, or sound.
Think of both a computer and a person as information processing machines. Identify the four components of an information-processing device for both and complete the following table.
Input done with:
Information storage done with:
Processing done by:
Output done with:
Where do you think technology will take us?
What new directions do you think technology will go?
What is one thing that you wish computers could do now that they might be able to do in the future?