Mohammad Javed 1.1 HW 08/24/22 1. In computer jargon, what's the difference between a statement and a comment? A statement is code that does a task. A comment is the explanation of the source code. 2. What does it mean to say that a program is portable? It can be used in different operating systems and can be moved from platform to platform. 3. In common English, what does the word compile mean? To convert or collect information. 4. What is an executable? Why is that word used as a noun? A file that has encoded information and when a user clicks, it executes/runs. It is used as a noun, because the program runs right as you open it.