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December 21, 2014

Posted by **Anonymous** on Sunday, January 1, 2012 at 7:36pm.

I'm not looking for an answer, but please explain how to solve this problem? I'm confused. There are many other problems like this on my homework and I don't know what to do.

- Math -
**Damon**, Sunday, January 1, 2012 at 8:01pmgiga means 10^9 a one with 9 zeros after it

5,000 = 5^10^5

so

we have

4 * 10^9 bytes on player

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5 * 10^5 bytes per song

which is the same as

40 * 10^8 bytes on player

=========================

5 * 10^5 bytes per song

or

8 * 10^3 songs on a player

but 8*10^3 = 8,000

By the way K or kilo is the symbol for 1000 or 10^3

so 5,000 bytes is 5 KB, kilo bytes

- SORRY TYPO -
**Damon**, Sunday, January 1, 2012 at 8:03pm5,000 = 5^10^3

so

we have

4 * 10^9 bytes on player

=========================

5 * 10^3 bytes per song

which is the same as

40 * 10^8 bytes on player

=========================

5 * 10^3 bytes per song

or

8 * 10^5 songs on a player

but 8*10^5 = 800,000

By the way K or kilo is the symbol for 1000 or 10^3

so 5,000 bytes is 5 KB, kilo bytes

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