Data and Information

Definition: Data are raw facts and statistics that have been gathered as input  for processing.

Definition: The output of data processing is information; i.e the results of data processing.

Example:   The heights of each student in a class can be gathered as data   for analysis. e.g

150, 160, 150, 161 etc.

The data can be  analyzed or processed  to determine the height of the tallest student and the average height of students in the class. The processed values   are called information.


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