Introduction to Programming using Python 1st Edition

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0132747189
ISBN 13: 978-0-13274-718-9

Chapter 1 - Introduction to Computers, Programs, and Python - Section 1.2 - What Is a Computer? - Check Point - MyProgrammingLab - Page 8: 1.3


Central Processing Unit

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The Central Processing Unit (CPU) is generally regarded as the brain of the computer. It primarily comprises the Control Unit and Arithmetic Logic Unit (ALU). The Control Unit fetches the instructions from the memory and converts them into a series of commands, which are then forwarded to the ALU for execution. The ALU performs mathematical, logical, and decision operations.
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