Multiprogramming and Multitasking

Q22. What is meant by the terms multiprogramming and multitasking?

Ans. Multiprogramming refers to presence of more than one user programs, all active, simultaneously in the memory and their execution which takes place in interleaved fashion.

Multitasking refers to simultaneous working of two different tasks inside computer for example, the CPU is executing and side by side the printer is printing.

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