# 2.2: Peripherals

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Learning Objectives

• Identify the methods by which data is entered into the system unit.
• Identify how information (the result of processing) is displayed or stored.
• Compare various input and output devices and determine which ones best fit a specific situation or need.
• Compare various storage devices and determine which ones best fit a specific situation or need.
• Identify the main components that support communication between computers.
• Identify different types of home networks and the components required to set up a home network.

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