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1. What is meant by coding data?

  • a way of making sure data is accurate
  • putting the data into an appropriate binary code
  • a code is used to represent the data to allow processing to be more effective and to produce more useful information for the user.
  • storing data in code
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2. State one other reason codes are used:

  • its accurate
  • they are usually shorter and quicker to enter
  • a poor data source leads to poor information
  • whole numbers are easier to see

3. Define Direct data capture:

  • the collection of data for a particular purpose
  • the collection of data as a by product from another process
  • accurate
  • raw facts and figures

4. What is Information?

  • data which has been processed to give it context and meaning
  • raw facts and figures
  • indirect
  • direct

5. State One reason codes are used:

  • they are often easy to remember
  • they take up more storage on a disk
  • they are small
  • they make information


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