Modes of Basic operations

There are two Basic modes of operations of BASIC. These are:

i. Direct Mode: The features are

a. BASIC statements and commands are executed once they are entered.
b. BASIC statements are not preceded by line numbers
c. Results of arithmetic and logical operations can be displayed quickly and stored for future use.
d. Instructions here are lost after executions
e. Calculations are done using this mode

ii. Indirect mode: The features are

a. They are preceded by line numbers
b. The program stored in the memory is executed by entering the “RUN” command.
c. The instructions here not lost after executions
d. The instructions are saved on the disk for future use.
e. Programs are written under this mode

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