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Chapter 7, Problem 5RQ
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What is a Web browser? Identify four popular Web browsers.

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World Wide Web:

The World Wide Web (WWW) is a space where the documents and resources are identified by Uniform Resource Locators that are interlinked and accessed through the Internet. It is governed by Hyper Text Transfer Protocol. It is comprised of files and folders.

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Web browser:

Web browser is a software application used to get and view the web pages on the World Wide Web.

  • If the user wants to view a web page, then the user should enter the web address, that is, URL (Uniform Resource Locator) on the browser.
  • Then, the web browser sends a request to that web server...

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Popular web browsers:

Some of the popular web browsers are as follows:

  • Go...

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