POS Systems and Stock Control and Operating Systems

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What does POS stand for?
Point of Sale
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Define 'Point of Purchase'
A place where a transaction takes place
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Give an example of a 'Point of Purchase'
A Supermarket Till
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Describe how POS systems are used in supermarkets for automatic stock control?
The barcode is scanned and the price is displayed. The quantity purchased is subtracted from the stock level. The stock level is compared with the re-order level. When it reaches the re-order level the product is automatically reordered.
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Give 4 examples of an Operating system?
Windows, Plan 9, Google Chome OS and Mac Os X
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What is an Operating System?
Software that controls the computer system
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Give 4 functions of an Operating system?
Manages security, Enables software to run, maximises the use of RAM and Deals with errors
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