Flashcards in Lecture 10 -Logic gates Deck (3)
What is a computer?
A general purpose machine that processes data according to a stored set of instructions
- All equipment attached to it are called hardware
- The instructions that tell it what to do are called ‘Software’
- A set of instructions that perform a particular task is called a ‘program’ or ‘software
What is the Control unit?
Control Unit (CU)
It uses circuits to send and receive information to and from different parts of the computer