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Briefly explain the characteristics of a computer.

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1. Speed:

Computers are fast in doing calculations. The speed of the computer is measured in terms of No. of million instructions per second (MIPS).

2. Storage Capacity:

Computers come with a very large amount of memory space. They can hold a lot of data. Computers can extract a particular piece of information from a large amount of available data within a very short time.

3. Diligence:

After doing work for some time, humans become tired but computers do not become tired. They work continuously. In fact, Computers which control telephone exchanges, are never shut down. This is called diligence.

4. Accuracy: 

The results that the computers produce are accurately provided that the input data and programs are reliable.

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