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1.Why was BASIC good in the past? Beginner’s All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code was just the beginning of personal computing. it was created BASIC was a programming language that was created as an interactive mainframe timesharing language by John Kemeney and Thomas Kurtz in 1963. BASIC uses lines of instruction which gives commands to computer and other functions GOTO which allows to loop back to earlier instruction during execution. Loop is another feature that performed a set of instructions as long as a certain case is true. BASIC is a text-based language while newer versions of BASIC use GUI like Realbasic and MS Visual Basic.2.Why have we moved to Python? Pythonis easy to use, powerful, and versatile, making it the right choice for beginners and experts.Python'sreadability allows you to think like a programmer and minimize learning confusing syntax. Python is straightforward and readable making it great teaching language teaching tool. This gives more problem-solving time and less distractions.