Programming Vocab 1.02
Binary number system
Number system used by computers that uses only digits 0 and 1. Also called base 2.
Bit (BInary digiT)
A single 0 or 1 in binary code.
A group of 8 bits.
A program that converts an entire program into machine code before the program is executed.
Approximately one billion bytes
Billion of cycles per second
Number system based on 16 digits. Also called base 16.
A program that translates and executes an instruction before moving on to the next instruction in the program.
Thousands of bits per second.
Approximately a thousand bytes.
Millions of bits per second.
Approximately one million bytes.
14. Megahertz (MHz)
An error that occurs when the number of bits that are needed to represent the integer is greater than four bytes.
A digital code that uses a set of sixteen 1s and 0s to form a 16-bit binary code for each symbol.