Storage Units

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Computer store data in binary. Binary is base 2 and can be stored as a 0 or a 1

  • 0 or a 1 is called a bit
  • 8 bits make a byte
  • 1000 bytes make a kilobyte
Unit Bytes
KB: kilobyte 1,000
MB: Megabyte 1,000,000
GB: Gigabyte 1,000,000,000
TB: Terabyte 1,000,000,000,000
PT Petabyte 1,000,000,000,000,000