Difference between hardware and software

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Your assignment here is to research one of the topics below and, in your own words below the topic, add to the topic in one or two sentences. When you're done, email your instructor a copy of the link to your answer.


Is the physical or mechanical components of your computer http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/hardware

Hardware is what you can see, touch, and feel it is the physical piece of equipment sitting on the desk, an example of this would be a keyboard.(n)


Is the term used to describe the various kind of programs used to operate a computer http://searchsoa.techtarget.com/sDefinition/0,,sid26_gci213024,00.html

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Software is the computer programs that operate on the hardware an example of this is Microsoft Office.(n)