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 1.4 - Operating Systems - Check Point - MyProgrammingLab - Page 13: 1.19


An operating system is responsible to allocate system resources. These resources include memory, Disk Space, and peripheral devices.

Work Step by Step

A computer cannot do anything without operating system. An operating system must be installed on every computer. The major tasks of an operating system are: ■ Controlling and monitoring system activities ■ Allocating and assigning system resources ■ Scheduling operations
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