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How Computers Calculate - the ALU: Crash Course Computer Science #5

Season 1 Episode 5

About the Episode

Take the 2017 PBS Digital Studios Survey: http://surveymonkey.com/r/pbsds2017. Today we're going to talk about a fundamental part of all modern computers. The thing that basically everything else uses - the Arithmetic and Logic Unit (or the ALU). The ALU may not have to most exciting name, but it is the mathematical brain of a computer and is responsible for all the calculations your computer does

Aired: 03/21/17 | Expires: | Runtime: 11m 09s