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<ul><li>The floppy disk drive was invented by Alan Shugart in 1967. </li></ul><ul><li>The first floppy drives used an 8 in...
<ul><li>The floppy disk is like a cassette tape </li></ul><ul><li>It has a thin plastic base and a material coated with ir...
<ul><li>Since technology has evolved floppy disks drives are no longer being installed in computers </li></ul><ul><li>Many...
<ul><li>Floppy disks come in different sizes </li></ul><ul><li>A 3.5 inch disk 1.44 MB costs $29 for 100 and $0.29 each on...
<ul><li>Since technology has evolved floppy disks have been hard to find </li></ul><ul><li>It has been replaced by USB sti...
<ul><li>What year was the first 5.25-inch floppy disk used? </li></ul><ul><li>What is no longer being installed in compute...
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Floppy Disk Presentation

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  1. 2. <ul><li>The floppy disk drive was invented by Alan Shugart in 1967. </li></ul><ul><li>The first floppy drives used an 8 inch disk which evolved into the 5.25-inch disk that was used 1981 </li></ul><ul><li>The 5.25-inch disks held 360 kilobytes </li></ul>
  2. 3. <ul><li>The floppy disk is like a cassette tape </li></ul><ul><li>It has a thin plastic base and a material coated with iron oxide </li></ul><ul><li>The iron oxide is a ferromagnetic material that if it is exposed to a magnetic field it is permanently be magnetized by the field </li></ul><ul><li>It records information instantly, be erased and reused many times and is inexpensive and easy to use </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>Since technology has evolved floppy disks drives are no longer being installed in computers </li></ul><ul><li>Many people still prefer floppy disks and they are able to use it by attaching a USB floppy drive </li></ul><ul><li>The drive can be attached to any computer </li></ul><ul><li>The drive will cost you about $20 </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>Floppy disks come in different sizes </li></ul><ul><li>A 3.5 inch disk 1.44 MB costs $29 for 100 and $0.29 each one </li></ul><ul><li>A 5.25 inch disk 1.2 MB costs $49.50 for 50 and $0.99 each one </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>Since technology has evolved floppy disks have been hard to find </li></ul><ul><li>It has been replaced by USB sticks which are more convenient and more durable </li></ul><ul><li>USB sticks will cost about $10-$35 depending on the storage amount </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>What year was the first 5.25-inch floppy disk used? </li></ul><ul><li>What is no longer being installed in computers? </li></ul><ul><li>What is the name of the drive that can be attached to any computer? </li></ul><ul><li>What have floppy disks been replaced with? </li></ul>

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