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What are two functions of the main memory?

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01/30/2011

Main memory is the storage that is directly available to the CPU of a computer and is made3 up of RAM and ROM. RAM's (Random Access Memory) purpose is to hold the data and instructions temporarily which the CPU will process. ROM's (Read Only Memory) function is to hold data necessary for starting up the computer permanently , whose contents cannot be changed by the user.