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How many bit in 1 byte? The answer is 8.
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The main non-SI unit for computer data storage is the byte.
1 bit is equal to 0.125 byte.
Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results.
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›› Quick conversion chart of bit to byte

1 bit to byte = 0.125 byte

5 bit to byte = 0.625 byte

10 bit to byte = 1.25 byte

20 bit to byte = 2.5 byte

30 bit to byte = 3.75 byte

40 bit to byte = 5 byte

50 bit to byte = 6.25 byte

75 bit to byte = 9.375 byte

100 bit to byte = 12.5 byte



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›› Common computer data storage conversions

bit to kilobit
bit to nybble
bit to megabyte
bit to mebibit
bit to gigabit
bit to tebibyte
bit to exabyte
bit to mebibyte
bit to gibibit
bit to petabyte


›› Definition: Bit

A bit is a binary digit, taking a value of either 0 or 1. The bit is also a unit of measurement, the information capacity of one binary digit. It has the symbol bit, or b. There are 8 bits in 1 byte.


›› Definition: Byte

A byte is the basic unit of measurement of information storage in computer science. In many computer architectures it is a unit of memory addressing, consisting of 8 bits.

Since computer memory comes in base two rather than 10, a large portion of the software and computer industry use binary estimates of the SI-prefixed quantities, while producers of computer storage devices prefer the SI values. This is why a computer hard drive advertised with a "100 GB" decimal storage capacity actually contains no more than 93 GB of 8-bit (power of 2) addressable storage.


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