HW1 Terminology 25 points

HW1 Terminology 25 points The answer is just two columns. The first column is the numbers
1 through 26, the second column is the answer letter.
Use each letter only once. Find the best fit.
from the set {a-z}. Match the letter list with the number list.
a abstraction n VLSI
b bit o instruction set architecture
c MSB p instruction
d ALU q processor
e cache r operating system
f CPU s Memory
g nand t implementation
h datapath u integrated circuit
i compiler v transistor
j computer family w supercomputer
k control x semiconductor
l die y DRAM
m defect z yield

1 central processing unit
2 very large scale integration
3 another name for a computer
4 flaw (as in a wafer)
5 an amplifier (solid state device)
6 a wafer is cut up into many
7 a place for instructions and data
8 digital logic gate
9 dynamic random access memory
10 a device made by putting impurities into silicon
11 high level description of the important information
12 percent of chips that are good
13 most significant bit, often the sign bit
14 memory on the CPU holding recent instructions and data
15 binary digit
16 ISA
17 OS
18 the basic unit of a computer program
19 large group of processors used as one computer
20 arithmetic logic unit
21 the paths where data flows
22 circuits that direct the flow in datapaths
23 converts statements to computer instructions
24 upward compatible computers
25 the result of building a design
26 IC

 
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