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Chapter 4, Problem 7SAT
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Software that enables users to improve their personal effectiveness, increasing the amount of work they can do and its quality, is called ________.

  1. a. personal productivity software
  2. b. operating system software
  3. c. utility software
  4. d. graphics software

Program Description Answer

Software that allows users to increase their personal effectiveness, improving the amount of work they can do and its quality, is called “personal productivity software”.

Hence, the correct answer is option “A”.

Explanation of Solution

Personal productivity software:

  • This software is also called as user software or personal application software.
    • Because, it contains the general-purpose tools and program that support individual requests.
  • This application software contains general-purpose program that allow users to develop their personal effectiveness, developing the quality and amount of work that can be complete.
  • Examples for personal productivity software are word-processing, spreadsheet analysis, database and presentation graphics.

Explanation for incorrect options:

b...

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