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How many bits are in a byte?


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In the most common definition, there are 8 bits in one byte.

One bit is either a flow of electricity or no electricity. This written as 0 or 1. There are four bits in a nibble and two nibbles in a byte.

8 bits = 1 byte.

1024 bytes = 1KB

1024 KB = 1 MB

1024 MB = 1 GB