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Lecture 1

PC 105 Lecture 1: PC Lecture Notes 8-23-16

Personal Computing
Course Code
PC 105

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Lecture Notes- 8/23/16
4 Main Functions of a Computer
1. Input (Gathers Data)
2. Output ( Displays Data)
3. Processes ( Manipulates Data)
4. Storage ( Saves Data)
Do these things count as a computer based on the definition above?
Calculator? Yes
Input- You can enter number
Output- It show you the answer
Processes- It does the math for you
Storage- Allows you to go back and look at things you have entered before
Guitar Amp? No
Input- You can put music into it
Output- It puts music out
Processes- IT makes the sound louder
Storage- It does not have any storage
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