Glossary of Terms - Units & Numbers

OCR definitions for computing/computer science

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  • Created on: 28-03-16 14:39
Bit
A single binary digit: 1 or 0
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Byte
8 bits
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Nibble
4 bits
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Kilobyte
1024 bytes / 210 bytes
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Megabyte
1024 kilobytes / 220 bytes
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Gigabyte
1024 megabytes / 230 bytes
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Terabyte
1024 gigabytes / 240 bytes
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Binary
2 Base number system, used by computers, uses the digits 1 & 0 only.
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Denary
Base 10 number system, how we normally count, uses digits 0 to 9.
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Hexadecimal (hex)
Base 16 number system used by humans to represent groups of four bits at a time. Uses digits 0 to F.
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Overflow
When the result of a numeric calculation is too large to be stored in the space reserved for that type of data.
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Byte

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8 bits

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Nibble

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Card 4

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Kilobyte

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Card 5

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Megabyte

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