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Microprocessors

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Enter a World Where Small Is Powerful

Microprocessors

Your computer uses a microprocessor to do its work. Smaller and thinner than a dime, this tiny silicon chip contains millions of transistors that work together to help you do everything from write a school report to search the Web for the current population of the Svalbard Islands.

 

 

 

Microprocessors

But what really is a microprocessor? How are they made? And how do they do all the things they do?

Let's shrink ourselves down and explore the world of microprocessors. Click the Lesson 1 link to the left to start.