Characters

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Character Set
The complete collection of characters that can be encoded in a particular coding system.
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Unicode
At least 16-bit code. Defines what characters it encodes and then uses a suitable number of octets to store them as a number.
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ASCII
American Standard Code for Infomation Interchange - a 7-bit character code.
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Number of Bits
Defines the limit of how many characters can be represented within any scheme.
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Binary Data
Computers only work with binary data. Binary data can easily represent numbers.
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Characters
If we make each number represnt a letter, or character, then we can store characters.
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Card 2

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At least 16-bit code. Defines what characters it encodes and then uses a suitable number of octets to store them as a number.

Back

Unicode

Card 3

Front

American Standard Code for Infomation Interchange - a 7-bit character code.

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

Defines the limit of how many characters can be represented within any scheme.

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

Computers only work with binary data. Binary data can easily represent numbers.

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
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