Enhanced Discovering Computers 201...

1st Edition
Misty E. Vermaat + 4 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305657458



Enhanced Discovering Computers 201...

1st Edition
Misty E. Vermaat + 4 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305657458
Chapter 6, Problem 16SG
Textbook Problem

Human speech is ___ because it uses continuous (wave form) signals that vary in strength and quality. Most computers are ___, meaning that they recognize only two discrete states: on and off.

Program Description Answer

Human speech is “analog” since it uses continuous wave form that differ in strength and quality.

Explanation of Solution

Human voice:

  • Human speech is analog since it uses constant wave form that differ in strength and quality.
  • Human voice as a waveform ...
Program Description Answer

Most computers are “digital” because it recognizes only “ON” and “OFF” state.

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