What are bits and bytes?

Let’s start with a bit. It is the smallest amount of information that can be stored with numbers. It’s like a switch that can only be off (0) or on (1). Why is it important? Because that’s how transistors, and therefore computers, work. Each transistor is a switch that is…

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Fun with the number 3

How do you know whether a number is divisible by 3? Let’s take an example 154 642 587 984 Here’s the long way – Add the numbers up. Total = 63 Add these numbers up Total = 9 If 9 is divisible by 3 (which, of course, it is), then…

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