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Write a 300- to 400-word paper that describes the distinctions of data and information and briefly explains the process a computer uses to convert data into information.

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    Data is only a collection of numbers or words.
    Information is an organization of data such that the latter could be extracted selectively according to some useful criteria or that serves a particular purpose.
    The two are related by data structures and databases which enable users to organize and extract information from data.

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