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What is an accumulator?

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What is an accumulator?

Computer Registers

Registers are referred to the computer memory that can be used to acquire and hold data and instructions so that the CPU can easily process them. They may include instructions, memory location along with some data.

Common types of registers:

Data register

Address register

Instruction register

Input/Output register

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Accumulator

It is a type of register that is generally used to hold the intermediate value of the arithmetical and logical operations in the...

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