Posted by **Shawn** on Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 12:25am.

I need help with the following questions.

Write each answer as a power of 2. Show your work and explain your steps.

a. Computer capacity is often measured in bits and bytes. A bit is the smallest unit, which is a 1 or 0, in the computer's memory. A byte is 2^3 bits. A megabyte (MB) is 2^20 bytes. How many bits are in a megabyte?

b. A gigabyte (GB) is 2^30 bytes. How many megabytes are in a gigabyte? How many bits are in a gigabyte?

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