( Electrical engineering : Computing and control , Digital )
Integrated circuits are utilized in a large range of products, including everyday
articles, such as watches, television sets, and automobiles, as well as sophisticated
data processing equipment.
All data processing equipment is designed to perform one or more of the five basic operations of classifying, sorting,
calculating, summarizing, and recording data.
Data processing equipment is electrically operated equipment that accumulates, processes, and stores data.
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