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    The C language supports two modes of file access: sequential and random access. What is random access and when do you think it might be useful?

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    Random access means moving directly to a particular part of the file without reading all the intervening data.

    Random access can move the file position indicator without the need for a read or write, and indicates the byte to be the ...

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    What is random access and when do you think it might be useful?

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