How many kibibit in 1 megabyte?
The answer is 7812.5.
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kibibit or megabyte
The main non-SI unit for computer data storage is the byte.
1 byte is equal to 0.0078125 kibibit, or 1.0E-6 megabyte.
Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results.
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A kibibit (a contraction of kilo binary digit) is a unit of information or computer storage, abbreviated Kibit, or sometimes Kib. (Note that the abbreviation is capitalized, while kbit is not.) It is equal to 128 bytes.
The SI prefix "mega" represents a factor of 106, or in exponential notation, 1E6.
So 1 megabyte = 106 bytes.
The definition of a byte is as follows:
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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