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 9: 1.4



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Every computer has an internal clock, which emits electronic pulses at a constant rate. These pulses are used to control and synchronize the pace of operations. A higher clock speed enables more instructions to be executed in a given period of time. The unit of measurement of clock speed is the $hertz$ (Hz), with 1 hertz equaling 1 pulse per second.
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