Reading: Chapter 1

As you have time, skim through this chapter to get a feel for computing in general. We won’t quiz you on the details, but it would be good for you to understand the general ideas. You should spend more time studying Chapter 2 on programming, but for now, please do the following:

You do not submit the answers to these guide questions, but be sure that you work through them before moving on to the next chapter. Post questions to this week’s discussion forum if you’re unclear about anything and view the forum from time to time to see if you can help anyone else who is having problems.