Topic 32 Resources

Students need to understand:


  • bit, nibble, byte, kilobyte, megabyte, gigabyte, terabyte, petabyte

Choose from the following to help you learn:


Please note that, since 1998, 1 kB represents 1000 Bytes. However, in practice some say 1 kB = 1024 Bytes.

CAMBRIDGE Computer Science:
Pages 132. Section "Groups of bits" and diagram on the top right of page 133 showing Bit to Petabyte
ROBSON & HEATHCOTE Computer Science (9-1):
Pages 134. Sections "Storage units and binary numbers" and "Units" and continues on to the very top of Page 135.
SUSAN ROBSON GCSE Computing(3rd edition):
Page 49, Section "Units". 
SUSAN ROBSON GCSE Computing(2012):
Page 9, Section "Units". 
AXSIED GCSE Computer Science (3rd edition):
Page 117. R59 "Computing Units" 
ROUSE & O'BYRNE GCSE(9-1) Computer Science:
Page 147. Section "Units". 

Web Sites

  • MrDMcKnight: Watch all (4:59). Units
  • Computer Science Tutor: Watch from 3:44 to 6:05. Units
  • Cambridge GCSE Computing: Watch all (1:14) Units Part A
  • Cambridge GCSE Computing: Watch all (1:30) Units Part C
  • Cambridge GCSE Computing: Watch all (5:20) Units Part D

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