# engineering

If film contain 4.4GB of data how long would it take to download by 2Mbps connection. give your answer in seconds and in scientific notation accurate to 2 decimal place?

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1. You need to distinguish between Bytes (B) and bits (b). There are 8 bits in a Byte.

4.4 GB is 4.4*8*10^9 = 3.52*10^10 bytes

Divide that by 2*10^6 bytes/sec for the number of seconds.

Then do the scientific notation and rounding off.

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posted by drwls
2. Please could you explain this in more detail, would like to understand all the figures

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