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  1. incorporates most or all of the functions of a central processing unit (CPU) on a single integrated circuit (IC)

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  2. The first microprocessors emerged in the early 1970s and were used for electronic calculators, using BCD arithmetic on 4-bit words

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  3. where the "u" is actually "μ", the lowercase Greek letter mu, meaning "micro-"

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  4. Other embedded uses of 4 and 8-bit microprocessors, such as terminals, printers, various kinds of automation etc, followed rather quickly

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  5. Affordable 8-bit microprocessors with 16-bit addressing also led to the first general purpose microcomputers in the mid-1970s

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