Around the same time (3200 B.C.), the Egyptians developed papyrus scrolls, and
used _________________to record events.
The __________________ has been used to perform arithmetic operations since
2000 B.C. and is still used in the Orient.
The hand tabulation of the 1880 _____________________, which took 10 years
to complete, led to the creation of Hollerith's punch card-controlled vertical sorter.
Hollerith's machine featured automatic reading of information punched into cards
The _________ reading feature in Hollerith's sorter meant that cards could be fed
into a read-in station and results fed out on punch cards.
The use of punch cards in Hollerith's sorter reduced __________________ and
The stacks of punch cards used in Hollerith's sorter provided a ______________
of almost unlimited capacity.
With the use of Hollerith's vertical sorter, the 1890 __________________ was
completed in only 3 years.
Punch cards could do many of the steps needed to process ________________
like sorting, calculating, and summarizing.
A drawback of punch card equipment was the need for ___________________
intervention between processing stages to handle trays and to start and stop