Word Matching Exercise for Section 1.2

CPU
Memory
Storage device
Hardware
Software
is the physical aspect of the computer that can be touched.
are the invisible instructions that control the hardware and make it perform tasks.
is a computer's brain. It retrieves instructions from memory and executes them.
stores data and program instructions for the CPU to execute. It is volatile, because information is lost when the power is turned off.
stores programs and data permanently.