High and Low Level Languages

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  • Created on: 06-03-18 11:20
what is machine code?
the only code the CPU can execute. very simple instructions.
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give the name of an executable file by the CPU
.exe
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what is assembly language? and what is a mneumonic code?
a way of writing machine code using mneumonic codes. shorthand codes that assembly language uses.
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what is an executable file?
a file of machine code instructions, a program in machine code
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what is an instruction set?
a set of instructions that a particular CPU can execute
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give the name of something that converts assembly code into machine code
an assembler
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give an example of a high level language
Java, Python, C++, C
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what is a syntax
the structure of a language
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what is an interpreter?
a program that executes a program written in source code by translating it line by line into machine code and executing it line by line
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what is source code?
a program written by a programmer which is compiled, interpreted or assembled
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give 3 examples of translators
an assembler, compiler or interpreter
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give the name of an executable file by the CPU

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.exe

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what is assembly language? and what is a mneumonic code?

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what is an executable file?

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what is an instruction set?

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