A kilobyte is approximately one thousand bytes. Because computers use a binary number system, a kilobyte is precisely 210 or 1,024 bytes.
A megabyte is approximately one million bits. It is precisely 220 bits, or 1,048,576 bits.
A gigabyte is approximately one billion bytes. It is precisely 230 or 1,073,741,824 bytes.
A terabyte is approximately one trillion bytes. It is precisely 240 or 1,099,511,627,776 bytes.
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