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The first large computers mad e use of the decimal number system, in which numbers are indicated by the symbols 0 through 9. Engineers soon hit upon a much simpler system known as machine language for a representing data with numbers. Machine language uses binary numbers (“bi” Means two), which are constructed solely of the symbols 0 and 1. The bit (0 or 1) is the smallest unit of data in the binary system. By itself, a bit
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Unformatted text preview: is not very meaningful. However, a group of eight bits, or a byte, is significant because a byte contains enough possible combinations of zeros and ones to represent 256 separate characters. Created: Thursday, December 9, 2010 Note: The two paragraphs will become the 2nd and 3rd paragraphs of the 5th sections....
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