Programming Vocab 1.02

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Binary Files

Computer-readable files

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Binary number system

Number system used by computers that uses only digits 0 and 1. Also called base 2.

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Bit (BInary digiT)

A single 0 or 1 in binary code.

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Byte

A group of 8 bits.

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Compiler

A program that converts an entire program into machine code before the program is executed.

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Gigabytes (GB)

Approximately one billion bytes

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Gigahertz (GHz)

Billion of cycles per second

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Hexadecimal system

Number system based on 16 digits. Also called base 16.

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Interpreter

A program that translates and executes an instruction before moving on to the next instruction in the program.

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Kbps

Thousands of bits per second.

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Kilobytes (K)

Approximately a thousand bytes.

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Mbps

Millions of bits per second.

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Megabytes (MB)

Approximately one million bytes.

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Megahertz (MHz)

14. Megahertz (MHz)

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Overflow error

An error that occurs when the number of bits that are needed to represent the integer is greater than four bytes.

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Text files

Human-readable files.

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Unicode

A digital code that uses a set of sixteen 1s and 0s to form a 16-bit binary code for each symbol.