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    Explain the four basic operations of the information processing cycle: Input, Output, Processing, and Storage. List two devices that are associated with each operation.

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    There is a classic review of this four-part process that you see in textbooks and on-line, as at


    Here is the overview that I have updated some, especially the PROCESSING area. Read and understand this and then put it in your own words.

    1.Input-entering data into the computer.
    2.Processing-performing operations on the data.
    3.Output-presenting the results.
    4.Storage-saving data, programs, or output for future use.
    1. INPUT is the collection of raw data from the outside world so it can be put into an ...

    Solution Summary

    The following solution provides an explanation of the four basic operations of the information processing cycle. Those are as follows: input, output, processing, and storage. Devie examples are given for each.