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Lesson 2 Introduction to the CPU

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In this lesson the learners are introduced to the CPU and von Neumann architecture. They will learn about the individual components of the CPU and their roles in computation. Learners will find out about von Neumann and his theories that form the basis of modern computer architecture.

Learning objectives

  • Describe the basic components of the CPU
  • Understand the roles and purpose of each component of the CPU in computation

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