Chapter 1

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A ____ is set of instructions that a computer follows to perform a task.Program
The physical devices that a computer is made of are referred to as ___.Hardware
The part of a computer that runs programs is called ____.The CPU
Today, CPUs are small chips known as ____. Microprocessors
The computer stores a program while the program is running, as well as the data that the program is working with, in ____.Main memory
This is a volatile type of memory that is used only for temporary storage while a program is running.RAM
A type of memory that can hold data for long periods of time even when there is no power to the computer is called.An input device