Word of the Week : GIGO

GIGO (Garbage In Garbage Out) means that the quality of output is determined by the quality of the input. If a user provides the computer with incorrect data, the computer will produce incorrect information.

Example: If a teacher inserts an incorrect test mark for a student on his/her spreadsheet (27 instead of 72, for instance), the final mark produced on the report will be incorrect.

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