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Essentials of Computer Organization and Architecture, 5th Edition by Null

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EXERCISES

  1.   1. In what ways are hardware and software different? In what ways are they the same?

  2.  2. a) How many milliseconds (ms) are in 1 second?

    1. b) How many microseconds (µs) are in 1 second?

    2. c) How many nanoseconds (ns) are in 1 millisecond?

    3. d) How many microseconds are in 1 millisecond?

    4. e) How many nanoseconds are in 1 microsecond?

    5. f) How many kilobytes (KB) are in 1 gigabyte (GB)?

    6. g) How many kilobytes are in 1 megabyte (MB)?

    7. h) How many megabytes are in 1 gigabyte?

    8. i) How many bytes are in 20 megabytes?

    9. j) How many kilobytes are in 2 gigabytes?

  3.   3. By what order of magnitude is something that runs in nanoseconds faster than something that runs in milliseconds?

  4.      4. Pretend you are ready to buy a new computer for personal ...

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