ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS Q1. THROUGH Q33.
A1. The operating system.
A2. Single user/single tasking.
A4. Because, to use applications software, it must be compatible with the operating
A5. Some software comes in several versions so it can run under several different
A6. Utility programs.
A7. By providing information about files, data fields, and the process to be used.
A9. What data field or fields to sort on.
A10. To generate programs to print detail and summary reports of data files.
A12. In the early 1950's.
A13. The development of mnemonic techniques and macroinstructions.
A15. They require more space in memory and they process data at a slower rate than
A16. The process of planning the solution to a problem.
A18. Advance preparation.
A19. Different shaped symbols.
A20. A programming flowchart.
A22. No, there isn't a way to standardize problem solution.
A23. Coded instructions.
A24. The instruction.
A26. In the computer manufacturers or software designers user's manual.
A28. To determine that all data can be processed correctly and that the output is correct.
A29. Off-the-shelf programs designed for specific classes of applications.
A30. Spelling checkers, mailing list programs, document compilation programs, and
A31. Data management.
A32. They are tables of rows and columns of numbers.