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A computer is a device that takes raw data as input from the user, processes these this data and gives the result (output) and saves output for the future use. It i’s a general purpose device, that can be programmed to carry out a set of arithmetic or logical operations. Computer components are divided into two major categories, namely, hardware and software.

In this chapter, we will discuss following topics :

  1. An overview of the basic design of a computer system: how the different parts of a computer system are organized.
  2. Hardware i.e. the connected devices such as monitor, keyboard, mouse etc.
  3. Software that makes use of hardware for performing various functions

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