Basic Anatomy of Computers

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Broadly computer can be said to be made up of hardware and software. The computer hardware(actual machine) is defined in such a way that it does whatever the software(computer programs) tells it to do.
There are 4 basic operation which a computer performs irrespective of the program which is running on it. They are classified as:-

1-Input :-

This is for the purpose of inserting or feeding data into the computer by means of an input device like keyboard.

2- Processing:-

Some kind of processing is done in the computer to take out or transform the data in some way.

3- Output:-

The computer produces output on a device, such as printer or out or monitor, that show the result of processing operation .

4- Storage:-

The computer stores the result of processing operations for future use in some storage device like hard disk or floppy disk.



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