Purpose of Assignment
The purpose of this assignment is to understand what basic hardware and software components make up a computer. Students will research hardware components, operating system software, and application software to determine how they work together to process information. Students will use a word processing tool to demonstrate how to correctly format a paper in APA style using skills learned in readings and MindTap simulations.
Create a Microsoft® Word document saved under the following format: Lastname_Course#_W1.doc.
Research computer hardware and software and how they work together to process user requests.
Develop a 1,050-word summary describing the role of hardware components and operating system software on a computer:
Include the following in the summary:
Format your assignment consistent with APA guidelines for 100-299 classes.
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