GCSE - Representing Data

Name all of the formats in which data is stored, in ascending order.
Bit, Nibble, Byte, Kilobyte, Megabyte, Gigabyte, Terabyte.
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What is data?
Data consists of raw facts and figures that has no meaning until it is processed.
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Define the term 'pixel'.
A pixel is the smallest unit of a digital image that can be displayed and edited on a computer screen.
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What are Bitmap Graphics?
Bitmap Graphics are made up of pixels of different colours. The higher the resolution of the mobile phone/digital camera you are using to take the picture the higher the quality of the picture.
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What are Vector Graphics?
Vector Graphics are created in graphics packages and consist of shapes called objects. These objects consists of lines, curves and shapes. It's possible to edit each shape seperatelyfor example, change the shape, colour, size and position.
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Define the term Information.
Information is data that has been processed in such a way as to be meaningful to the person who receives it.
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What is data?

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Data consists of raw facts and figures that has no meaning until it is processed.

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Define the term 'pixel'.

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What are Bitmap Graphics?

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What are Vector Graphics?

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