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What are the 4 characteristics than can help identify whether a device is a computer or not?

A computer is a computer if it:
-Can accept data from an input device
-Can store Data
-Can process Data
-Is a combination of hardware and software

2

What is an embedded device?

Am embedded device is a computer that forms part of a larger device

3

In an oven what are the inputs and outputs?

The Buttons are the input and the heat is the output

4

What does the embedded system in an oven do?

Turn the heat on and off and regulates the temperature of it according to the input

5

What is different about the processor in an Embedded system compared to a process in a Desktop PC?

The processor in a desktop PC is usually much more powerful than the one in an embedded system