Units of Storage in Computer

Computer J.S.S 2 First Term

Sub-theme: Basic Computer Operation and Concept

Week 5

Units of Storage in Computer

Performance Objective

Student should be able to:

  1. State the various units of storage and their values
  2. Convert from one unit to another
  3. Differentiate between kilogram, kilogram, megabyte and gigabyte.


Memory unit is the amount of data that can be stored in the storage unit. This storage capacity is expressed in terms of Bytes.

The following table explains the main memory storage units’ −Unit & Description

1 Bit (Binary Digit):A binary digit is logical 0 and 1 representing a passive or an active state of a component in an electric circuit.

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