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8Grade Unit 1 Digital Information 20-21

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  • Q1
    a novel or improved idea, device, product, etc, or the development thereof
    Innovation
    30s
  • Q2
    a preliminary sketch of an idea or model for something new. It's the original drawing from which something real might be built or created
    Prototype
    30s
  • Q3
    a way of representing information using only two options
    Binary
    30s
  • Q4
    a question to which there are only two possible answers
    Binary Question
    30s
  • Q5
    a message that can only be one of two possible values
    Binary Message
    30s
  • Q6
    the single unit of information in a computer, typically represented as a 0 or 1
    Bit (contraction of "Binary Digit")
    30s
  • Q7
    Together, eight place values, or "bits", makes up one "byte".
    Byte
    30s
  • Q8
    Base 2 number system with two symbols: 0 & 1. Place values are represented by powers of 2
    binary number system
    30s
  • Q9
    An error that occurs when the computer attempts to handle a number that is too large for it. Every computer has a well-defined range of values that it can represent. If during execution of a program it arrives at a number outside this range, it will experience this type of error.
    overflow error
    30s
  • Q10
    The difference between an approximation of a number used in computation and its exact (correct) value.
    Round Off Error (Rounding Error)
    30s
  • Q11
    the universally recognized raw text format that any computer can understand
    ASCII (American Standard Code for Information Interchange)
    30s
  • Q12
    reducing information and detail to focus on essential characteristics
    Abstraction
    30s
  • Q13
    A continuous representation of data. It is represented in a physical way. It is stored in physical media, whether that's the surface grooves on a vinyl record, the magnetic tape of a VCR cassette, or other non-digital media.
    analog data
    30s
  • Q14
    Data represented by discrete values or conditions.
    Digital Data
    30s
  • Q15
    A digital representation of an analog signal. Both digital video and digital audio files are created using this.
    Sampling
    30s

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