Q5. Give examples for each of system software and application software. Explain the function of each type.
Ans. Hardware is the physical tangible (touchable) components of a computer system.
Software is the computer programs that govern the operation of computers.
Firmware is the prewritten programs permanently stored in read-only memory. These configure the computer and are not easily modifiable by user.
Ans. Data are raw facts and figures. Data processing system transforms data into useful information.
Ans. A mathematical term that refers to collection of analogous numbers.
Ans. Named storage location whose value can be manipulated during program run.
Ans. The array in which first dimension is missing.
Ans. Memory location that is shared by two or more different variables.
Ans. An array in which each element is itself an array.