Computer Operating Systems
Urban Voice -- Instructor: Lenny Bailes
Day 28 Agenda
1. Hand back/review Chapter 5 Quiz on Motherboards
2. Check homework: day 26 and day 27 fill-ins, ch. 7 questions 1-8
Here's a link to more information on different types of RAM. (You'll need to create
a free user account at Informit, to access this page at home.)
3. Hexadecimal notation
4. Floppy Disks (Chapter 7)
a) There are four common storage sizes for floppy disks:
______ ______ _______ _______ + one extra-high size _______.
b) The storage size is determined by two factors, the number of ____ per side and
the number of ________ per ________.
c) A floppy disk is actually a piece of _____________, coated with ________.
Data on a ____________ disk has more magnetic strength than density on a
d) Each side of a 3-1/2 inch high-density floppy disk has _______ tracks and _____
sectors per track, for a total of ______ sectors. Since there are ____ sectors
per cluster and two sides, the total number of clusters on the drive is ________.
e) Since each cluster holds ____ bytes, the total number of bytes the high-density
floppy can hold is _____ bytes or ______ kilobytes.
5. Lab Work
a) Finish Day 25 agenda fill-ins for User Manual lab.
b) Finish Meyers labs 2.1 and 2.3 on removing/reinstalling CPU fan and CPU
c) Begin working on DOS Boot Disk Exercise #2.
Have Day 28 Agenda fill-in and Ch. 7, questions 1-7 ready for inspection.
Complete fill-ins on hexadecimal exercise sheet.
Review A+ in Depth, Chapter 7 on Floppy Drives, p. 279-293. Review vocabulary
key terms on p. 302 and write out answers (or flash cards) to questions 1-10 on p. 302-303