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1. Information systems are used to produce large amounts of data. Other than the quality of data being entered, describe three factors affecting the efficiency of data processing systems. [3]
o Hardware- A slow processor will take longer to process data into information.
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2. ICT systems process data faster than manual systems. Describe two additional advantages of ICT over manual methods of data processing using suitable examples in each case. [2x2]
o Speed of searching- Searches can be carried out at electronic speeds. E.g. In a police station the name of a suspect can be written into a database and all their detail and past crimes would come up, whereas otherwise they would have to manually ch
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3. ICT systems offer many advantages over corresponding manual methods of processing data. Describe three such advantages and illustrate each with a distinctly different example.
o Speed of searching- Searches can be carried out at electronic speeds. E.g. In a police station the name of a suspect can be written into a database and all their detail and past crimes would come up, whereas otherwise they would have to manually ch
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2. ICT systems process data faster than manual systems. Describe two additional advantages of ICT over manual methods of data processing using suitable examples in each case. [2x2]

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o Speed of searching- Searches can be carried out at electronic speeds. E.g. In a police station the name of a suspect can be written into a database and all their detail and past crimes would come up, whereas otherwise they would have to manually ch

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3. ICT systems offer many advantages over corresponding manual methods of processing data. Describe three such advantages and illustrate each with a distinctly different example.

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