Benefits and Limitations of Computers

Benefits and Limitations of Computers 
Benefits of Computers
•High Speed
–Ability to perform tasks at a greater speed than human beings.
–Perform complex calculations in seconds.
–Perform tasks with accuracy.
–Input given to the computer determines the output received. 

–Can store large amounts of information.
–Retrieve information whenever required.
–Can be instructed to perform tasks automatically.
–Can perform the same task repeatedly, without getting tired.
–Can do the same job with the same accuracy for hours or longer.  

–Can be used to perform simple as well as complex tasks.
•Cost effective
–Reduce the amount of paperwork and human effort, thereby reducing costs.

Limitations of Computers
•Computers cannot work independently.
•They need clear and complete instructions to perform a task accurately.

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