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Primary storage

what is the Primary storage ?
Primary Storage
Primary memory is also referred to as the REAL MEMORY. it stores the input data program that is presently being executed and the processed results in different poritions .
the contents of a particular position of the primary memory are volatile. Example temporary this volatile portion of the primary storage is used for READ/WRITE operations as and when requred and is referred to as the RANDOM ACCESS MEMORY (RAM).
when the computer is switched off , the contents of the RAM are erased.