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Unformatted text preview: program written in assembly language. The output from the Assembler is a program written in machine code. You can see why the creation of assembly language was an important step in the history of programming languages. It removed much of the details of machine-language program-ming by abstracting the instructions into words. It added a step to the process of executing a program (the translation of assembly to machine code), but that extra step is well worth the effort because it has made the programmers life so much easier....
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