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A variety of abstractions built on binary sequences can be used to represent all digital data.
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ASCII
American Standard Code for Information Interchange; the universally recognized raw text format that any computer can understand
Bandwidth
Transmission capacity measure by bit rate
Bit
A contraction of "Binary Digit"; the single unit of information in a computer, typically represented as a 0 or 1
Byte
A collection of eight bits
Decimal
The base-10 number system.
Hexadecimal
The base-16 number system
Unicode
An encoding scheme for encoding characters from most of the world's written languages.