## byteA kilobyte is approximately one thousand bytes. Because
computers use a binary number system, a kilobyte is precisely 2^{10}
or 1,024 bytes. A megabyte is approximately one million bits. It is precisely
2^{20} bits, or 1,048,576 bits. A gigabyte is approximately one billion bytes. It is precisely
2^{30} or 1,073,741,824 bytes. A terabyte is approximately one trillion bytes. It is precisely
2^{40} or 1,099,511,627,776 bytes. ## Related categories• COMPUTERS, ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE, AND CYBERNETICS• UNITS | ||||||

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