8.1 Purpose, Use and Information Sources

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Applications software that is designed to carry out a particular set of tasks. It works with the operating system ( softwarre which controls all other software and hardware).

Aplications software comes in three main types:

-Generic software can be ued for a wide variety of tasks, e.g. word processing (for writing letters), spreadsheets(for performing different kinds of calculation), presentation (for presenting slides), information handling/ database (for storing customer details). 

-Specialised software is used for a smaller range of tasks…


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