BTEC National Diploma Computer Systems Workbook

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Payne Gallway, Nov 15, 2002 - 128 pages
This workbook guides the student through all the learning activities required to meet the criteria for Unit 2: Computer Systems in the BTEC Nationals for IT Practitioners. The workbook is task-oriented and allows students to proceed at their own pace.

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Lesson Page 1 Introduction to binary
ASCII and logic gates
Halfadder and truth tables 12
Binary arithmetic and binary conversion 13
Binary Conversion octal and hexadecimal 23
Computer memory 29
Data in memory 32
Parity boolean and binary Coded decimal 36
Overflow underflow and floating point arithmetic 59
Floating point addition and Subtraction 62
Floating point multiplication and division 1 71
Disassembly of a PC 76
CPU and motherboard 80
PC components and peripherals 1 83
Building a Computer to a specification 1 92
Low level programming 1 99

Binary Coded decimal and Colour 41
Colour computer arithmetic and twos complement 45
Binary addition and subtraction 50
Integers real numbers and floating point numbers 54
Bit mask and operating systems 114
Achievement Record 122

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