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IP addresses are like army numbers for computers.

A number, by which a computer can be identified should it attempt to communicate via Internet Protocol.

Usually shown as four groups of up to three digits (like so:

Because IP address are hard to remember for humans we use things calles URL's instead.

When one types in a URL like, your computer goes to a central phonebook of sorts and that phone book says that =

as you can see is far easier to remember that