Three Advantages of Computer Data Processing over Manual Methods

Q33. List at least three advantages of computer data processing over manual methods.

Ans. Following are the three advantages of computer data processing over manual methods:

  1. Speed

Computers are much faster as compared to human beings. A computer can perform task in minute that may take days if performed manually. A modern computer can execute millions of instructions in one second.

  1. High Storage Capacity

Computers can store a large amount of information in very small space. A CDROM of 4.7 inch diameter can store all the 33 volumes of Encyclopedia Britannica and will still have room to store more information. Bubble memories can store 6,250,000 bits per square centimeter of space.

  1. Accuracy

Computers can perform all the calculations and comparisons accurately provided the hardware does not malfunction.

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