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Computers

Computersare toolsused to process thedata according toprocedures that have beenformulated.Said thecomputerwas originally usedto describe peoplewhoperkerjaannyaperformarithmetic calculations,withorwithout a walker,butthe wordis thentransferredto themachine itself.Originally, theprocessing ofinformationis almostexclusively relatedto arithmetical problems,butmodern computers are usedformany tasksunrelated tomathematics.

In the sensethatthere aretools such assliderules,mechanical calculatorskindofabacusandso on,untilall ofthecontemporaryelectroniccomputers.The termbettersuitedtoa broad senseas"computer" is "informationprocessing"or"informationprocessingsystems."Over the yearsthere have been severaldifferent meanings inthe word"computer",andseveraldifferent wordisnow calledcalled acomputer.

The wordcomputeronce commonlyusedto definepeoplewhoperform arithmetic calculations,withorwithoutauxiliaryengine.According to theBarnhartConciseDictionaryofEtymology…