## Friday, August 27, 2010

### Byte Me

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In a computer, there are 5 gigabytes, each gigabyte contains 1024 megabytes, as well, each megabyte has 1024 kilobytes. Of course, each kilobyte had 1024 bytes.

How many total bytes are there?

1. 2 guesses...
1) 5 bytes? (the letters "bytes" appears in the whole riddle 5 times total including the question...)

or the more lame guess
2) 5 gigabytes...no need to do that math, but if you did, it'd still equal 5 gigabytes...

2. 5 GB or 5 Gigabytes
www.guessthelogo.blogspot.com

3. I think they are right about the computer 5 GB although the manufacturer probably rounded up so it's probably a little less than that, and that floppy probably has about 2 MB (1.44 MB formatted) there :P

4. 5 Gigabytes is equal to 5,120 Megabytes, which is equal to 5,242,880 Kilobytes, which is equal to 5,368,709,120 Bytes.

You just multiply by 1024 each time.

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