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Introduction to Computers

What is a computer?
A computer is a functional unit constituting of hardware which is operated by software.

Components of a computer
There are two components of a computer: hardware and software.

Hardware is a term used to describe all tangible parts (that is, parts that can be seen and touch) of a computer.

There are mainly five general category of hardware.
 Input devices are used to put in data into the computer e.g. mouse and keyboard.