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Q: Why do people prefer computers to calculators?

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There are many basic functions of a computer. Computers function as calculators, as dictionaries, and as document holders for people.

There were large mainframe computers and primitive video games. Calculators were in their infancy.

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Computers in the 1960's were generally used as gigantic calculators. Calculators were just being introduced in the early 1970's so these 'computers' were used to add mathematical equations, but they were very slow and were about the size of a warehouse!

They don't think at all, actually. They do math. Computers are just simply fancy calculators.

Computers and calculators utilize the base 2 because it is easier to program binary numbers (base 2) into the computer than decimal numbers (base 10).

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