Bits and Bytes

Published: Wednesday, Dec 26, 2007 Last modified: Monday, Nov 23, 2020

BIT = Binary digIT Byte = 8 bits

0 = 00000000

1 = 00000001

...

254 = 11111110

255 = 11111111

2 bytes = 16 bits 4 bytes = 32 bits 8 bytes = 64bits http://computer.howstuffworks.com/bytes.htm