It's only logical

In this lesson, we will bridge the gap between logic and circuits, and make the direct link between them explicit. We will investigate the hierarchy of a computing system and the fundamental components that comprise this hardware.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which of the following is an example of an operating system?

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Q2.The processor is the component that...

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Q3.Software that monitors our computing system can help us visualise some of its complexity, which of the following can we not see measurements for?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which of the following is an example of an operating system?

1/3

Q2.The processor is the component that...

2/3

Q3.Software that monitors our computing system can help us visualise some of its complexity, which of the following can we not see measurements for?

3/3

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It's only logical

This quiz is to assess your learning from this lesson.

Q1.Which of the following are not logical operators?

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Q2.If X is a logical statement, what sort of values can it have?

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Q3.Complex components like the processor and the main memory can be created out of simple logic gates. Is the sentence true or false?

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Quiz:

It's only logical

This quiz is to assess your learning from this lesson.

Q1.Which of the following are not logical operators?

Select two (2) boxes

1/3

Q2.If X is a logical statement, what sort of values can it have?

2/3

Q3.Complex components like the processor and the main memory can be created out of simple logic gates. Is the sentence true or false?

3/3

Lesson summary: It's only logical

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