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What is the point of the linker? Isn't its job already done by the preprocessor, when using the #include statements? [duplicate]

If the preprocessor takes the header files in the #include statements, such as #include , and puts them into the source code, why does the linker have to link it? Isn't the code for that header file ...
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Code in "Compilers" video shows several ^@^@^@ lines as an example of machine code. Shouldn't it be binary code?

On week 1 short video "Compilers reources", at 5'06'' they show the "assembled file" (machine code the assembler produces from the assembly code). Screenshot: We've been taught that machine code is ...