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What is the maximum decimal number that can be accommodated in a byte.

a) 128
b) 256
c) 255
d) 512

C
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Sandhya.Kishan

Answered On : Mar 21st, 2012

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We know that 1 Byte=8Bits,Hence 2^8=256.

A bite can represent one of these 256 distinct values i.e,numbers between 0(min) to 255(max).

Hence the maximum decimal number accommodated in a byte is 255.

  
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