Reporting Category: Engineering Design Standard: 1.2 - Understand that the engineering design process is used in the solution of problems and the advancement of society. Identify and explain examples of technologies, objects, and processes that have been modified to advance society, and explain why and how they were modified.
The diagrams below show a USB flash drive and a compact disc (CD).
Both USB flash drives and CDs are very durable compared to previous storage devices. USB flash drives have replaced CDs for many applications.Describe four advantages of using USB flash drives rather than CDs to transfer data.
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The response demonstrates a thorough understanding of a technology that has changed over time to advance society. The response correctly describes four advantages of using USB flash drives over compact discs to transfer data.