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1.2: Hardware and Software

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    There are two main components of a computer: hardware & software

    • Computer Hardware is all of the physical parts of your computer like the keyboard and mouse. It also includes all the computer's internal parts,
    • Computer Software is the code/instructions that are programmed to be executed by the computer. The software directs the hardware what, when, and how to do something. Examples of software include web browsers, games, and word processors. Below, you can see an image of Microsoft PowerPoint, which is used to create presentations.

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    1.2: Hardware and Software is shared under a CC BY license and was authored, remixed, and/or curated by Nick Heisserer.

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