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Number Systems SAQ

1

Terminology

How many bytes equal:

a) 1 kilobyte

b) 1 megabyte

c) 1 gigabyte

d) 1 terabyte

a) 1 ,024 (kilo means "thousand")

b) 1,048,576 (mega means "million")

c) 1,073,741,824 (giga means "billion")

d) 1,099,511,627,776 (tera means "trillion")

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2

Internet Research

Use the Internet to find the name of the biggest term for a number of collective bytes used for computer storage.

As of the time of writing the term used is Yottabyte.

Which is 1,208,925,819,614,629,174,706,176 bytes or 10248 or 280

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