3.1.1 Components of a computer system

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A Level Computing (F451) Flashcards on 3.1.1 Components of a computer system, created by Molly Hills on 11/27/2014.

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Definition of Hardware The physical parts of computer system
Definition of Software the programs and other operating information used by a computer.
Definition of input device piece of computer hardware equipment used to provide data and control signals to a computer
Definition of a Storage Device a piece of computer equipment on which information can be stored
Definition of a Output Device any piece of computer hardware equipment used to communicate the results of data processing and convert into human-readable form.
What is System Software? a type of computer program that is designed to run a computer's hardware and application programs. It is the interface between the hardware and user applications.
What is a Application Package? a specialized program designed to carry out a particular task
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