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Information Technology Basics

1. What is information? What are its pre-requisites?

Ans.: Information is the collection of facts gathered through various means of communication (e.g., people, newspaper, and television). It can be in any form such as the answer to question ‘why sky is blue?’, the latest news update, the top ten movies, or the formula to solve a mathematical problem. Thus, it can be considered as a critical tool for the development of technology.

It is the processed data on which decisions are taken and the subsequent actions are performed thereafter. For decisions to be meaningful and useful, it must possess some of the following attributes:

Accurate: To be useful, it must be accurate at all levels because all further ...

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