Chapter 8

Computer Program

CHAPTER OUTLINE
8.1 INTRODUCTION

Computers have emerged as the most useful machine in recent times. They can perform a variety of tasks like receiving data, processing it, and producing useful results. However, being machines, they cannot perform on their own. They need to be instructed to perform even a simple task like addition of two numbers. The computers work on a set of instructions called computer program, which clearly specifies the way to carry out a task. An analogy of this may be thought of as the instructions given ...

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