ICT GCSE: Data and information

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DATA & INFORMATION
raw facts and figures called DATA. DATA has little meaning until its PROCESSED. once PROCESSED it becomes INFORMATION. INFORMATION is the meaning we attach to DATA
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processing Data
Data --> data processed --> information
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How does a computer process data?
input --> process --> output
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Computer systems
a computer has two types of parts. Hardware: anything you can touch e.g machinery. Software: any programmes and data.
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Typical computer system
input device --> CPU (central processing unit-backing store) --> output device
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Example of typical computer system
input:clicking print icon --> processing: information getting sent to the printer --> output: the paper coming out of the printer.
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NOTE:
if we put in the wrong data we get the wrong data out. GIGO= garbage in, garbage out.
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Data --> data processed --> information

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processing Data

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input --> process --> output

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Card 4

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a computer has two types of parts. Hardware: anything you can touch e.g machinery. Software: any programmes and data.

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Card 5

Front

input device --> CPU (central processing unit-backing store) --> output device

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