Microcomputers in Business: Definition & Uses Video


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Personal computers used to be called _____ because of their small size relative to mainframes.

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1. The thinking and calculations in a computer occur within the _____.

2. Word processing and spreadsheet programs are known as what kind of software?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Using the worksheet and quiz gives you the chance to test your understanding of microcomputers used in the business industry. Word processing programs and where a computer 'thinks' are some things you'll need to know about for the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take the quiz to see how much you know about:

  • What kind of device a hard disk is
  • What type of software we'd call a program that tracks an attorney's time in order to bill clients
  • Where the thinking and calculating in a computer occur
  • An older name for personal computers

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on microcomputers in business
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about software types, like what type spreadsheet programs are
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about what personal computers used to be called and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Microcomputers in Business: Definition & Uses is a lesson that you can work through to study more about:

  • The meaning of 'mainframe'
  • How powerful smartphones are
  • Personal computer uses
  • Benefits of computer use for a business